New York State Bar Opinion 964

Committee on Professional Ethics 

Topic: Virtual law office; office address; advertising, business cards and letterhead

Digest of the Committee:

“Advertising for legal services may not identify a mail drop as the sole address, and must include the street address of the lawyer’s principal office; a lawyer’s business cards and letterhead may use a mail drop as the sole address, provided they are not being used as advertising and use of the address is not misleading.”

Rules: New York Rules of Professional Conduct 1.0(a), 7.1(h), 7.5(a), 8.4(c)

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