Practice Tools

ISBA Ethics Opinions on Law Firm Name and Letterhead


  • Capital Litigation Trial Bar designation : 03-03
  • Firm name implying partnership, referencing Of Counsel relationship : 03-02
  • Identifying predecessor firms on letterhead : 89-06
  • Names of nonlawyer firm employees on firm letterhead : 87-01
  • Use of law firm letterhead by client with lawyer review and approval : 86-08
  • Law firm providing letterhead to client : 85-07
  • Misrepresenting partnership status : 85-02
  • Use of suspended lawyers name : 865
  • Use of names of deceased lawyers : 84-10
  • Use of similar law firm names : 736
  • Use of deceased firm member’s name : 709