New York State Bar Opinion 912

Committee on Professional Ethics

Topic:  Publishing criticism of other attorneys

Digest of the Committee:

“The Rules of Professional Conduct do not prohibit a lawyer from hosting or participating in a blog dedicated to publishing factually accurate criticism of another lawyer’s professional conduct.”

Relevant Law: New York’s Rule of Professional Conduct 8.2, 8.3, 8.4

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