New Jersey Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics Decisions

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Recent Decisions From the New Jersey Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics
Ethical Responsibilities of Lawyers Who Use Third Party Vendors to Electronically File Documents
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: acp7341 Lawyers may use third party vendors to electronically file documents, but must use reasonable care in selecting the vendor to insure ...
Former Client Conflict of Interest; Lawyer at Law Firm That Represented Planning Board in Litigation Joining Firm that Represented Adverse Party
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: acp7331 The Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics received an inquiry from a lawyer who works for a law firm that represented a municipal planning board in lengthy and contentious litigation, a portion of which is still pending. A partner at the firm served as legal counsel for the planning board and Inquirer assisted the partner in various aspects of the litigation. The partner retired and the firm no longer serves as counsel for the planning board. Inquirer asked whether, if she leaves her current firm and joins the law firm that represents the adverse party in this litigation, there would be any restrictions on her practice or that of her new firm.
ERISA-Governed Health Benefits Plans and Subrogation Agreements
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: acp727-1
Conflict of Interest - Government Lawyers
Date: June 24, 2013
Docket Number: acp726-1
Selling Law Firm Accounts Receivable to a Third Party or Retaining a Collection Agency For Collection of Fees Payable by Former Clients
Date: March 7, 2012
Docket Number: acp7231
Attorney Agreement With Surety Company As Condition for Issuance of Bond to Estate Administrator Client
Date: December 1, 2010
Citation: 202 N.J.L.J. 997
Docket Number: acp719-1
The Bona Fide Office Requirement and Listing of Offices on Letterhead, Websites, or Other Advertisements
Date: March 25, 2010
Citation: 200 N.J.L.J. 54
Docket Number: acp718-1
The Bona Fide Office Requirement and Listing of Offices on Letterhead, Websites, or Other Advertisements
Date: March 25, 2010
Citation: 200 N.J.L.J. 54
Docket Number: caa41-1
Contingency Fees in Criminal and Quasi-Criminal Matters
Date: March 3, 2010
Docket Number: acp717-1 Whether is is acceptable to offer contingency fee arrangements in various Municipal Court criminal and quasi-criminal cases.
Lawyers Performing Loan or Mortgage Modification Services for Homeowners
Date: July 6, 2009
Citation: 197 N.J.L.J. 59
Docket Number: acp716-1
Lawyers Performing Loan or Mortgage Modification Services for Homeowners
Date: July 6, 2009
Citation: 197 N.J.L.J. 59
Docket Number: cua45-1
Conditioning Entry of a Plea or Entry Into Pretrial Intervention on Defendant's Release From Civil Liability and Hold-Harmless Agreement
Date: October 27, 2008
Citations: 17 N.J.L. 2084, 194 N.J.L.J. 451
Docket Number: acp714-1
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