Cases:

  • Holtzman v. Turza, 728 F.3d 682 (7th Cir. 2013).
  • Public Citizen Inc. v. Louisiana Atty. Disc. Bd., 632 F.3d 212 (5th Cir. 2011).
  • Searcy v. Florida Bar, No. 4:13-cv-00664-RH-CAS (N.D. Fla. filed December 11, 2013).
  • In re Anonymous, 6 N.E.3d 903 (Ind. 2014).
  • Indiana Bar Assn. Legal Ethics Committee, Formal Op. 1, 2012-JDH-1 (2012).
  • New York City Bar Assn. Committee on Prof'l Ethics, Formal Op. 2014-02 (2014).
  • New York State Bar Assn., Formal Op. 897 (2011).
  • In re Suckal, 928 N.Y.S.2d 598 (N.Y. App. Div. 2011).
  • The State Bar of Arizona, Formal Op. 13-01 (2013).
  • The Supreme Court of Ohio Bd. of Comm'rs on Grievances & Discipline, Formal Op. 2013-2 (2013).
  • The Supreme Court of Ohio Bd. of Comm'rs on Grievances & Discipline, Formal Op. 2010-1 (2010).
  • Recently, Pennsylvania revised Pa. Rules of Prof’l Conduct R. 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3, and the comments related to those rules. See PA. RULES OF PROF'L CONDUCT R. 7.1 (1988) (amended 2013); PA. RULES OF PROF'L CONDUCT R. 7.2 (1988) (amended 2013); PA. RULES OF PROF'L CONDUCT R. 7.3 (1988) (amended 2013).
  • Alabama State Bar Disciplinary Comm., Formal Op. 2012-01 (2012).
  • North Carolina State Bar, Formal Op. 10 (2011).
  • South Carolina Bar Ethics Advisory Opinion, Informal Op. 11-05 (2011).
  • Bergman v. DC, 986 A.2d 1208 (D.C. 2010).
  • ABA Formal Ethics Op. 465 (2013).
  • Ala. Ethics Op. 2012-01 (2012).
  • N.Y. Ethics Opinion 987 (2011).
  • Bates v. State Bar of Arizona, 433 U.S. 350 (1977).
  • Ohralik v. Ohio State Bar Ass'n, 436 U.S. 447 (1978).
  • In re Primus, 436 U.S. 412 (1978).
  • Zauderer v. Office of Disciplinary Counsel of Supreme Court of Ohio, 471 U.S. 626 (1985).
  • Shapero v. Kentucky Bar Ass'n, 486 U.S. 466 (1988).
  • Peel v. Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Comm'n of Illinois, 496 U.S. 91 (1990).
  • Florida Bar v. Went For It, Inc., 515 U.S. 618 (1995).
  • Crowe v. Tull, 126 P.3d 196 (Colo. 2006).

 

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