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December 2000 Archives

December 30, 2000

00-01 - What are the ethical obligations of a lawyer to protect client confidentiality in the use of Internet e-mail communications?

(Approved March 9, 2000)

Issue: What are the ethical obligations of a lawyer to protect client confidentiality in the use of Internet e-mail communications?

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00-02 - May a Utah lawyer ethically state on her letterhead that she is "also admitted" in another state when she is on inactive status in that state?

(Approved March 9, 2000)

Issue: May a Utah lawyer ethically state on her letterhead that she is "also admitted" in another state when she is on inactive status in that state?

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00-03 - May a Utah lawyer who is also a real estate title officer ethically enter into a partnership with or form a small business corporation with a non lawyer for the purpose of assisting clients in challenging their real estate taxes?

(Approved March 9, 2000)

Issue: May a Utah lawyer who is also a real estate title officer ethically enter into a partnership with or form a small business corporation with a nonlawyer for the purpose of assisting clients in challenging their real estate taxes?

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00-04 - What are a lawyer's ethical duties to a third person who claims an interest in proceeds of a personal injury settlement or award received by the lawyer?

(Approved June 2, 2000)

Issue: What are a lawyer's ethical duties to a third person who claims an interest in proceeds of a personal injury settlement or award received by the lawyer?

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00-05 - Where a defendant is being represented by a lawyer appointed by defendant's insurance carrier prior to the entry of any judgment against the defendant, would it be ethical for plaintiff's lawyer to convey a settlement offer proposing that plainti

(Approved December 1, 2000)

¶ 1 Issue: Where a defendant is being represented by a lawyer appointed by defendant’s insurance carrier prior to the entry of any judgment against the defendant, would it be ethical for plaintiff’s lawyer to convey a settlement offer proposing that plaintiff take an assignment of any bad-faith claim that the defendant might have against the insurance carrier in exchange for plaintiff’s agreement not to execute against defendant for amounts exceeding the insurance policy limits?

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00-06 - What are the ethical obligations of an attorney who, unaware his client will lie, hears the client commit perjury or otherwise materially mislead a tribunal?

(Approved September 29, 2000)

¶ 1 Issue: What are the ethical obligations of an attorney who, unaware his client will lie, hears the client commit perjury or otherwise materially mislead a tribunal?

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December 29, 2000

00-07 - Do the Utah Rules of Professional Conduct prohibit a lawyer licensed to practice in Utah from participating in an association of lawyers that would use joint letterhead, with a disclaimer that the association "is an affiliation of independent att

(Approved June 2, 2000)

Issue: Do the Utah Rules of Professional Conduct prohibit a lawyer licensed to practice in Utah from participating in an association of lawyers that would use joint letterhead, with a disclaimer that the association “is an affiliation of independent attorneys-not a partnership?”

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