Month: July 2000

Opinion 731

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Conflict of interest, employee, real estate Committee on Professional Ethics  Opinion #731 (07/27/2000) Topic:        Conflict of interest; referral of real estate clients to attorney-owned abstract company; employees of lawyer. Digest:       Lawyer may not compensate employees for soliciting parties to real estate transaction to engage services of title insurance agency in … Continued

Opinion 730

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Restrictive covenant, settlement agreements Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion #730 (07/27/2000) Topic:           Settlement agreements; restrictive covenants. Digest:          Attorney may not enter into settlement agreement that restricts attorney’s right to practice law by prohibiting future representation of clients in cases where attorney might use information not protected as a confidence or … Continued