Does a LinkedIn profile have to comply with all of the ethical restrictions on legal advertising?
Delivering by mail is likely a no-no.
The NYC Bar Association issues a formal opinion on the matter.
By Kaitlin J. Kline
After Schoenefeld, New York will presumably, albeit grudgingly, move toward acceptance of VLOs, consistent with the realities of practicing law in a digital age.
By Lisa Sherman, Benjamin Rose, and Jim Carden
Even carefully crafted legal hold and preservation letters to custodian employees are insufficient defenses where relevant evidence goes missing.
By Kathryn Nadro
Incivility among attorneys may lead to discipline.
We all know that saying "my clients" is just an expression and does not imply an actual ownership interest. Barry Cohen discusses the real-world applications of this concept—including one glaring exception to the rule. (6:34 min)
Litigator and ethics professor Mike Downey outlines three standards that can be used when attempting to get an opposing counsel's expert disqualified from a case. (8:29 min)
Dealing with legal bullies is never pleasant. Hear as Mike Downey give eight steps to best handle these "Rambo" attorneys. (14:56 min)
A discussion addressing the ethical concerns that arise in attorney advertising and marketing. (59:52 min)
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Former Ethics and Professionalism Committee cochair Gregory Hanthorn will anchor a program entitled “Thou Vile Hunchbacked Toad: The Ethics of Insults,” which has been selected as a Section of Litigation CLE program at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, on Friday, August 5, 2016, 9:00–10:15 a.m. Read more.