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The New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics has issued Formal Opinion (2015-4), stating that attorneys who act as “local counsel” are subject to the same ethical rules as all lawyers.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics has issued an Opinion (2015-2), stating that although the use of a flat, nonrefundable monthly fee in a retainer agreement raises a number of ethical issues, it is permissible in certain circumstances.< Continue reading

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The Committee on Professional Ethics has prepared a series of common questions and answers regarding New York’s lawyer advertising rules that were adopted within the past few years and included in the Rules of Professional Conduct that became effective in April 2009.< Continue reading

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