Ethics Opinion Articles - NC State Bar Journal

Ethics Opinion Articles from the North Carolina State Bar Journal

The following articles have appeared in the North Carolina State Bar Journal. They are listed by topic. Please note that the material is the property of the North Carolina State Bar. For reprint permission, please contact the editor.

Advertising

7305 Nights at the Bates Motel (Journal 2,4 - December 1999)
Friends in High Places (Journal19,1 - March 2014)
Internet Angst or I Went to Law School, Not MIT (Journal 16,2 - June 2011)
Misleading Communications: The Bad, the Ugly, and the ??? (Journal 11,1 - March 2006)
Size Matters (Journal 18,4 - December 2013)
Still Odious After All These Years (Journal 9,2 - June 2004)
The Ethical Website (Journal 11,4 - December 2006)
Trade Names (Journal 15,4 - December 2010)
Walking the Ethical Line with Lawyer Advertising (Journal 10,4 - December 2005)
You Can Have Too Many Friends (Journal 15,3 - September 2010)
You've Got Mail (Journal 4,1 - March 1999)


Communicating with Clients, Witnesses, Judges
Postcard Communications: Just Because Everyone Does It, Does Not


Conflicts of Interest

Advocate or Witness? (Journal 2,4 - December 1997)
An Insurance Defense Attorney's Dual Client Problem (Journal 1,2 - June 1996)
Mum's the Word (Journal 17,4 - December 2012)
Obtaining Informed Consent (Journal 8,3 - September 2003)
The Expansion of Attorney Conflict Screening (Journal 8,4 - December 2003)
Would You Like Fries With That? (Journal 14,3 - September 2009)
Young Solo Personal Injury Lawyer Seeks Same for Walks on Beach, Possible Office-Share Arrangement (Journal 13,4 - December 2008)
"Your Witness, Counsel" (Journal 3,3 - September 1998)


Discovery/Communication with Witnesses

Responding to Discovery Requests (Journal 10,2 - June 2005)
You Can't Touch This—A Look at the Anti-Contact Rule (Journal 16,3 - September 2011)
You've Been Served (Journal 15,1 - March 2010)


Files

Gone Fishin' (Journal 13,1 - March 2008)
Hostage Files (Journal 3,1 - March 1998)


General State Bar

A Kinder, Gentler Bar (Journal 14,2 - June 2009)
A Kinder, Gentler Bar - Take Two (Journal 15,2 - June 2010)
Be Careful What You Ask the Ethics Committee (Journal 5,1 - March 2000)
How the State Bar Rules on Questions of Legal Ethics (Journal 5,3 - September 2000)
Who You Gonna’ Call?” New Admittee’s FAQs (Journal 18,1 March 2013)
Who You Gonna’ Call?” New Admittee’s FAQs - Part Two (Journal 18,2 June 2013)
Who You Gonna’ Call?” New Admittee’s FAQs - Part Three (Journal 18,3 September 2013)


Trust Accounts and Fees

Bank Matters (Journal 7,1 - March 2002)
Maintaining a Trust Account (Journal 6,1 - March 2001)
Reservations Accepted (Journal 13,3 - September 2008)
The Financial Accounting Responsibilities of Fiduciaries (Journal 5,2 - June 2000)
The Myth of the "Nonrefundable" Lawyer Fee (Journal 12,1 - March 2007)
The Problem with Attorney Charging Liens (Journal 12,4 - December 2007)
The Randomness of Trust Account Audits or Why Bruno May Pick on You (and Your Trust Accounts) Next Quarter
(Journal 6,3 - September 2001)
Whose Fee is it Anyway? (Journal 6,2 - June 2001)


Miscellaneous

Psst. Hey Judge... (Journal 17,2 - June 2012)
The Firms, They are a' Changin' (Journal 6,4 - December 2001)
When May a Lawyer Threaten the Other Party with Criminal Prosecution? (Journal 3,2 - June 1998)
Where's Waldo? (Journal 16,4 - December 2011)

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