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Perhaps there was a time when ethics rules for lawyers were straightforward and following them was largely a matter of professional common sense.
But it probably ended before your grandfather took down his shingle. As law practice has become more complex, so have professional conduct rules—at least in their practical application. Some of these traps might seem a bit arcane, others obvious.
But according to our experts, lawyers in all practice fields fall into them regularly—sometimes with disastrous effects. Lawyers should consult the specific professional conduct rules that apply in their own jurisdictions. Irish represented Motorola Inc. Dean Corley, a retired Motorola employee who had managed the shop, believed that Irish and his firm, Lewis and Roca, also represented him.
When Motorola threatened to sue Corley for talking to the prospective buyer about working with the company after the sale, he tried to disqualify Irish and his firm from representing Motorola.
Irish responded that he had never represented Corley, but by then it was too late. Magistrate Judge Lawrence O. While the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct are silent on the formation of a lawyer-client relationship, the Restatement Third of the Law Governing Lawyers provides in section 14 that the relationship is formed when a person manifests an intent that a lawyer provide legal services, and the lawyer either a manifests consent or b fails to manifest lack of consent and knows or reasonably should know the person reasonably relied on the lawyer to provide the services.
In other words, if a person asks a legal question, and a lawyer answers or says he or she will look into it, a lawyer-client relationship may result. Once a person becomes a client—even inadvertently—it triggers all the obligations of the attorney-client relationship: The court ruled that an inadvertent lawyer-client relationship had been created, and thus the firm should have advised the plaintiff about the statute of limitations that governed her original claim.
Overlooking the Marketing Rules A North Carolina lawyer who markets and provides legal services over the Internet under the name Virtual Law Firm sought the advice of the state bar on how certain professional conduct rules applied to it.
Lawyers who appear to be soliciting clients from other states may be asking for trouble. That means the site must list an actual office address, identify the lawyer or lawyers primarily responsible for the Web site, and identify the jurisdictional limits of the practice.
State Bar of Arizona, U. Supreme Court laid out the fundamentals of acceptable lawyer advertising: It must not be false, deceptive or misleading.
From these three simple ideas, all 50 states have crafted increasingly byzantine rules.
It is nearly impossible to comply, especially on the Internet. States have different retention policies, label requirements and even rules for type size. Recently New York attempted to prohibit pop-ups in electronic advertising.
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These advertising rules for lawyers were designed for print media and never anticipated YouTube or Second Life. Half the lawyer ads on YouTube spoof the profession.
Reportedly, the Internet is the first place people look for lawyers. How can you take advantage of that amazing marketing potential?
Include whatever disclaimers should appear. But see Barton v. Remember that Bates acknowledges a public need to be able to find a lawyer, obtain accurate information and make informed decisions about legal services.
You can truthfully communicate facts about your professional services and still have a sense of humor. The father of commercial spam—a lawyer named Laurence Canter—was disbarred for using the technique for among other things promoting his immigration practice.
You can check it out on the Internet. Bowden discovered that the firm was inflating government recording fees on settlement statements for HUD-1 real estate transactions. When he asked his boss in the Charlotte, N. Even worse, Forquer was apparently using excess fees to cover office expenses and make various payments to himself, according to a ruling by the South Carolina Supreme Court in a disciplinary action against Bowden.
But in an agreement with the ODC that resulted in a reprimand by the court, Bowden acknowledged that it was his duty to tell clients that their bills were inflated and to assure that HUD-1 forms were accurate in closings he supervised.Download PDF.
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