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Is Your Law Firm Website Bar Compliant?

Annette Choti | A quick primer on some of the most common law firm website ethics rules.

Annette Choti - September 18, 2022
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Leaving Your Firm? Aim for a Joint Notice to Clients

Mark C. Palmer | Q: "I’ve accepted an offer to lateral to another firm. I’ll be continuing in the same practice area and locale, so I hope to keep some of my clients, current and past. While I’ve watched my colleagues make similar moves, I’m ...

Mark C. Palmer - June 30, 2022
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Ethics Reminders for Lawyers Texting Clients

Mark C. Palmer | Q: "Now that I’ve opened the floodgates by giving my cell number to clients, what ethics pitfalls might come from texting clients?"

Mark C. Palmer - June 23, 2022
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How Lawyers Should Respond to Cognitive Decline in a Client

Mark C. Palmer | "Can I continue to properly serve a client who may have diminished capacity? What if he continues to decline?" Ask the Experts at 2Civlity.org.

Mark C. Palmer - June 22, 2022
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What’s New in Law Firm Ownership?

Roy Ginsburg | Critics contend Rule 5.4 is a considerable obstacle to innovation and to the country’s access to justice problem. Slowly but surely, cracks are appearing.

Roy S. Ginsburg - February 8, 2022

Are Solicitations the Upside Down of Advertisements in EthicsWorld?

Will Hornsby examines the blurred lines between the ethics rules governing lawyer “advertisements” and “solicitations.”

William Hornsby - November 19, 2019

Can I Say That? The Importance of Avoiding False or Misleading Advertisements

Let's unpack ABA Model Rule 7.1, Communications Concerning a Lawyer's Services.

William Hornsby - September 11, 2019

Ethical Considerations in Boosting Your Client Reviews

Ask the Experts at 2Civility.org: Is there an acceptable practice for soliciting reviews without violating the rules of professional conduct? 

Mark C. Palmer - July 16, 2019
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When Is Your Communication an Ad?

When must a law firm’s marketing endeavors comply with the rules of professional conduct?

William Hornsby - May 29, 2019
How to Avoid Getting Hooked by Phishing Scams

How to Avoid Getting Hooked by Phishing Scams

"What are the best, and preferably affordable, ways to protect our office, and in turn protect our clients, from phishing scams and other online threats?"

Mark C. Palmer - March 28, 2019
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