Month: May 1990

Opinion 608

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #608 – 05/10/1990 (17-89) Overrules N. Y. State 400 (1975) Topic: Attorney’s use of collection agent for collection of legal fees Digest: Only if all other reasonable efforts short of litigation have been undertaken and have been unsuccessful may an attorney employ the services of … Continued

Opinion 609

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #609 – 05/10/1990 (31-89) Topic: Referral fees; disbarred lawyer; ad hoc partnership Digest: Lawyer may accept referral fee that complies with DR 2-107(A) Lawyer may pay a disbarred former associate a share, determined on the basis of quantum meruit, of legal fees accrued to the … Continued