Practice Tools

ISBA Ethics Opinions on Division of Fees


  • Fee sharing between discharged lawyer and successor lawyer : 12-11
  • Third party vendor lawyer promotion (advertising) and compensation : 06-02
  • Fee sharing upon partner becoming government prosecutor : 03-06
  • Mediation firm paying nonlawyers in exchange for case referrals : 01-05
  • Division of fees/compensation of contractual lawyer : 98-02
  • Prerecorded telephone legal information hotline : 97-06
  • Private practice in the name of a nonlawyer owned corporation : 96-04
  • Participation in for profit lawyer referral service managed and advertised by nonlawyers : 94-12
  • Participation in for profit telephone legal advice hotline managed and advertised by nonlawyers : 94-11
  • Lawyer retained by collection agency on behalf of creditor : 91-03
  • Lawyer employed by business preparing Revocable Living Trusts : 90-20