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 […]

New York City Bar’s Advertising FAQ

The New York City Bar Committee on Professional Ethics prepared a series of common questions regarding New York’s lawyer advertising and solicitation rules that were adopted within the past few years and included in the Rules of Professional Conduct that became effective in April 2009.   The full text is available at…

New York State Bar Opinion 494

Committee on Professional Ethics  (Overrules in part Opinion No. 22, 128, 200, and 206) Topic: Dual practice; Certified Public Accountant; Letterheads; Professional Cards Digest of the Committee: “Letterhead and professional cards may state lawyer is licensed as a certified public accountant” Code (opinion issued prior to adoption of current rules): DR 2-101 (A) through (D), […]

New York State Bar Opinion 359

Committee on Professional Ethics  Topic: Listing of Lawyer Admitted only in Foreign Jurisdiction on Letterhead of New York firm Digest of The Committee: “A lawyer admitted only in a foreign country may be listed as an associate on the letter-head of a New York law firm if there is an appropriate indication that he is […]