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January/February 2017 Issue

February 10, 2017 • Current IssueComments (0)

Welcome to the New York Legal Ethics Reporter On behalf of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC and the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, we introduce the New York Legal Ethics Reporter (NYLER). We are honored to edit this publication to assist lawyers in New York State and beyond by providing [&hellip...

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Ethical Implications of Emergent Technologies

February 10, 2017 • Current IssueComments (0)

By Laurence Banville Emergent technologies have already altered our lives in unprecedented ways. For practicing attorneys, these innovations pose both risks and benefits. Perhaps the greatest risk is not remaining current on technological change relevant to a...

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Ethical Considerations When Switching from Criminal Defense to the Prosecution

February 10, 2017 • Current IssueComments (1)

by Brad Rudin and Betsy Hutchings Because a prosecutor’s office (the office or office) fits within the definition of a law firm as a “government law office,” the same ethical rules that cover private law firms apply. See Rule 1.0[h] (defining “firm”...

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Recent N.Y. Ethics Opinions: January/February 2017

February 10, 2017 • Current IssueComments (0)

By Tyler Maulsby, Associate, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz Here are summaries of ethics opinions issued October 2016 and January 2017. The opinions were issued by the NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics and the NYC Bar Association Committee on...