Opinions: Before 1990

  • 89-30 (conflict of interest - former partner rendering ineffective assistance of counsel - conflict of interest and possible malpractice - allowed to continue?)
  • 89-29 (conflict of interest - board member & staff attorney at LSC office)
  • 89-28 (fee splitting between attorneys formerly in same firm)
  • 89-27 (conflict of interest - positional adversity)
  • 89-26 (fee splitting with disbarred or suspended attorney)
  • 89-25 (private opinion)
  • 89-24 (conflict of interest - malpractice - limiting liability for)
  • 89-23 (payment and acceptance of referral fee when conflicted from representing the client)
  • 89-22 (withdrawal from pending litigation [doctor bill @ issue])
  • 89-21 (trade name in T.V. ad - content of ad)
  • 89-20 (private opinion)
  • 89-19 (of counsel or partner to more than one firm)
  • 89-18 (mail advertisement to attorneys)
  • 89-17 (threatening criminal prosecution for retaining of leased car after lease runs out)
  • 89-16 (conflict of interest - represents buyer and seller in real estate transaction)
  • 89-15 (duty to report perceived fraud by former client now represented by new counsel)
  • 89-14 (duty to disclose fraud on the part of client, regarding accident that never took place)
  • 89-13 (disposition of records obtained without authorization by client in divorce proceedings)
  • 89-12 (fee splitting with attorney who is disqualified because of a conflict of interest)
  • 89-11 (withdrawn - no opinion issued)
  • 89-10 (withdrawn - no opinion issued)
  • 89-9 (conflict of interest - adverse representation of 1 client against another client)
  • 89-8 (conflict of interest regarding representation adverse to a former client, Rule 1.9(b) & 1.9(a))
  • 89-7 (payment of attorney's bill paid by third party)
  • 89-6 (contact with former employees and former officers of a corporation)
  • 89-5 (payment to widow of sole practitioner)
  • 89-4 (claim against escrow funds)
  • 89-3 (employment contract)
  • 89-2 (attorney pays for evidence)
  • 89-1 (unauthorized practice of law by consulting firm)
  • 88-39 (suspected client fraud)
  • 88-38 (conflict of interest)
  • 88-37 (unauthorized contact with adverse party)
  • 88-36 (reporting attorney misconduct)
  • 88-35 (attorney called as witness)
  • 88-34 (use of expert witness)
  • 88-33 (business card)
  • 88-32 (letterhead & fee agreement)
  • 88-31 (letterhead - partner becomes of counsel)
  • 88-30 (communicating with agent of opposing party)
  • 88-29 (payment to disbarred attorney; see opinion 89-26 - no opinion issued)
  • 88-28 (partner becomes judge - signing agreement)
  • 88-27 (direct mail solicitation)
  • 88-26 (in-house counsel - consulting firm)
  • 88-25 (direct mail solicitation)
  • 88-24 (disclosure of insurance payment)
  • 88-23 (reporting attorney misconduct)
  • 88-22 (conflict of interest - confidentiality)
  • 88-21 (inquiry withdrawn)
  • 88-20 (threatening criminal prosecution in collection letters)
  • supplement to 88-20
  • 88-19 (advertising)
  • 88-18 (television advertisement)
  • 88-17 (destruction of closed client files)
  • 88-16 (contingent fee agreement)
  • 88-15 (aiding & reporting unauthorized practice of law)
  • 88-14 (attorney taking leave of absence)
  • 88-13 (general attorney account - co-signatory)
  • 88-12 (conflict of interest)
  • 88-11 (conflict of interest - former client)
  • 88-10 (disclosure of client fraud)
  • 88-9 (confidentiality of disciplinary board proceedings under Rule 402)
  • 88-8 (conflict of interest)
  • 88-7 (disclosure of client fraud)
  • 88-6 (fee dispute - funds in escrow)
  • 88-5 (pre-paid legal plan)
  • 88-4 (contingent fee agreement)
  • 88-3 (referral service)
  • 88-2 (mandatory arbitration)
  • 88-1 (ethical conduct - judges)
  • 87-28 (billboard advertising)
  • 87-27 (direct mail advertising)
  • 87-26 (contact with jurors after trial)
  • 87-25 (in-house counsel representing employee - conflict of interest)
  • 87-24 (attorney employment agreement)
  • 87-23 (computer research cost charged to client)
  • 87-22 (law clinic - trade name and fees charged)
  • 87-21 (attorney going into law related business)
  • 87-20 (administrative agencies - quasi-judicial official - conflict of interest)
  • 87-19 (out of state attorney violates disciplinary rule - duties of Pennsylvania lawyer)
  • 87-18 (listing non-attorneys on letterhead)
  • 87-17 (obligation to find an expert)
  • 87-16 (conflict of interest - airline crash)
  • 87-15 (request withdrawn - no opinion issued)
  • 87-14 (dual practice of law and accounting)
  • 87-13 (limitations on activities of non-admitted attorney - no opinion issued
  • 87-12 (prepaid legal plans - confidentiality of client files)
  • 87-11 (adverse clients - payment for services rendered)
  • 87-10 (husband/wife plaintiffs - conflict of interest)
  • 87-9 (confidentiality of client files)
  • 87-8 (business interests [non-legal] of attorney)
  • 87-7 (loan to client)
  • 87-6 (fee splitting with non-attorney)
  • 87-5 (former employment listed on letterhead)
  • 87-4 (husband/wife plaintiffs - conflict of interest)
  • 87-3 (attorney working with debt collection service)
  • 87-2 (associated/affiliated law firms - letterhead)
  • 87-1 (attorney's lien)