Month: November 1966

NYSBA Ethics Opinion 37

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Professional Ethics Committee Opinion Opinion #37 – 11/30/1966 (8-66) advancing funds to clients, champerty, existing clients, costs, doctor, litigation, medical Modified by #37(a) Topic:  Champerty, Assumption of Responsibility for Litigation Expenses Digest:  Lawyer’s assumption of personal responsibility for client’s medical expenses would be improper Canon:  Former Canons 10, 42 QUESTION … Continued

NYSBA Ethics Opinion 36

NEW YORK STAT’E BAR ASSOCIATION Professional Ethics Committee Opinion Opinion #36 – 11/30/1966 (12-66) admiralty, advertisements, holding out, patent practice, specialization, tax, trademark practice Topic: Advertising, Announcement of Tax Specialization Digest: Lawyers may send announcement of tax specialization to other lawyers only Canon: None QUESTION S. is a New York attorney who has become increasingly … Continued

NYSBA Ethics Opinion 35

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Professional Ethics Committee Opinion Opinion #35 – 11/08/1966 (8-66) advertisements Topic: Use of Name in Testimonial Digest: Not improper for lawyer to permit use of his name in a testimonial which does not disclose that he is a lawyer Canon: Former Canon 27 QUESTION An attorney suffered a fire loss … Continued

NYSBA Ethics Opinion 34

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Professional Ethics Committee Opinion Opinion #34 – 11/08/1966 (18-66) advertisements, solicitation Topic: Advertising, Bold Type Print in City Directory Digest: Improper for lawyer to have name in bold type in law lists and directories where it is different from other names in listing Canon: Former Canon 27 QUESTION The publisher … Continued