Month: September 2006

Ethics Opinion 799

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #799 – 09/29/2006 Explains: N.Y. State 779 (2004) Topic: Advertising and solicitation; internet website directory Digest: Lawyer may not participate in website that charges lawyer a fee to provide information about potential clients whom lawyer will then contact, where the website purports to analyze the … Continued

Ethics Opinion 798

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #798 – 09/28/2006 Topic:         Practice of criminal law by legislator/lawyer Digest:       A lawyer/county legislator may not represent criminal defendants in cases involving members of a police department or district attorney’s office over which the legislature has budget or appointment authority.  It is irrelevant whether the … Continued