Practice Tools

ISBA Ethics Opinions on Financial Assistance to Clients

  • Lawyer’s personal guarantee to pay liens and subrogation claims : 06-01
  • Improper for attorney to advance financial assistance to client for medical services : 95-06
  • Assisting client to obtain loan to pay attorney fees : 92-09
  • Lawyer as surety on personal representatives bond, court appointment from judge to whom lawyer made campaign contributions : 90-25
  • Lawyer acting as surety for client bond : 802
  • Organization funding filing costs of small claims matters : 767