Month: July 1975

Opinion 403

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #403 – 07/09/1975 (60-75) Modifies 81 Topic: Telephone directory listing; advertising Digest: Lawyer’s listing in classified telephone directory may include firm name, night telephone number, name of office building Code: DR 2-102(A)(5) and (6); 2-105(A)(1) EC 2-9, 10; Canon 2 QUESTION May a lawyer list … Continued

Opinion 402

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #402 – 07/09/1975 (59-75) Topic: Lawyer-employed investigator befriending prosecution witness Digest: Not improper to employ investigator to befriend key prosecution witness to ascertain truthfulness of testimony Code: Canons 6, 7; EC 7-19, 26, 28; DR 1-102(A)(4); 7-109(C) QUESTION Following the conviction of his client may … Continued

Opinion 401

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #401 – 07/09/1975 (53-75) Topic: Newsletter; advertising Digest: Not improper for newsletter prepared by a law firm for a client for distribution by the client in profit-making enterprise to name the lawyer and the law firm who prepared the newsletter Code:  Canon 9; EC 2-2, … Continued