New York State Bar Opinion 1014

Committee on Professional Ethics

Topic: Solicitation, client recommendation

Digest of the Committee:

“Lawyer may contact prospective client recommended by current client when prospective client has made known that lawyer should contact the prospective client and the lawyer did not make any payment or give any other consideration to the current client for the recommendation.

Rules: 1.0(a), 7.2, 7.3, 8.4(a)

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