Month: October 1974

Ethics Opinion 366

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #366 – 10/25/1974 (45-74) Topic: Purchase of interest in law partnership Digest: Proper for incoming partner to purchase an interest in lawyer partnership assets Code: Canon 9; EC 4-6 QUESTION May an incoming partner in a law firm properly purchase an interest in possible future … Continued

Ethics Opinion 365

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #365 – 10/25/1974 (44-74) Topic: Quasi-judicial officer; limitation on practice of officer, partners and associates Digest: Restrictions imposed on practice of part-time member of Administrative Appeals Board, his partners and associates, before Motor Vehicle Department are same as judge Code: EC 8-8; DR 5-105(0) QUESTION … Continued

Ethics Opinion 364

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #364 – 10/25/1974 (40-74) Topic: Conflict of interest Digest: Member of school board may not represent property owner seeking re-assessment even though the interests of the school district are handled by the city assessor Code: EC 8-8, 9-6; Canon 9 QUESTION In a proceeding by … Continued

Ethics Opinion 363

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #363 – 10/25/1974 (32-74) Topic: Announcement to bar of limitation of practice Digest: Proper for an attorney to advertise in Bar journal that he specializes in certain types of litigation or in admiralty, if limited to lawyers only Code: DR 2-105(A)(3) QUESTION May an attorney … Continued

Ethics Opinion 362

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #362 – 10/25/1974 (18-73) Topic: Professional fees paid through bank credit card Digest: Not improper for lawyer to use bank charge plan subscribed to by both attorney and client for payment of professional fees where proper safeguards employed Code:  EC 2-9, 2-10, 2-17, 5-2, 5-21, … Continued