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Does Email Tracking Violate the Rules of Professional Conduct?

By | Apr.17.18 | No Comments

QUESTION: I have finally embraced email as my primary communication tool with clients as well as most of my opposing counsel and even the court. As I tend to serve the new generation of clients …Continue reading »


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Is Jury Research on Social Media an Ethics Risk or a Competency Requirement?

By | Jan.23.18 | No Comments

QUESTION: During a recent jury trial, counsel was provided with completed jury questionnaires including names, ages, home addresses and places of employment. In addition to using traditional research techniques found in public records, to what extent …Continue reading »


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Can Lawyers and Judges Be Social Media Friends?

By | Oct.24.17 | No Comments

QUESTION: I’ve been practicing in my medium-size legal community for going on 20 years. During that time, I’ve watched technology advance my private practice by leaps and bounds, including client development via social media outlets. …Continue reading »


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The Right Way to Start a Law Blog?

By | Jul.11.17 | No Comments

In this new feature, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism will be answering questions about ethical quandaries and issues in the business of practicing law. QUESTION: I’ve been bringing our law firm into the 21st century …Continue reading »


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How to Respond to Negative Online Attorney Reviews

By | Apr.25.17 | No Comments

In this new feature, the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism will be answering questions about ethical quandaries and issues in the business of practicing law. QUESTION: “I had a perfect ranking going on a popular attorney …Continue reading »