OPINION 2015-2 ON LEGAL SEMINARJanuary 12, 2016 — Columbus, OH | Download PDF | Media Contact: Antionette Goff
The Ohio Supreme Court Board of Professional Conduct issued Opinion 2015-2 to address the ethical issues that arise when a lawyer presents a seminar to prospective clients regarding legal issues. The Board opined that a lawyer may present a legal seminar to prospective clients and may provide brochures and law firm information near the exit of the seminar, but a lawyer may not meet with attendees following the seminar to answer legal questions, even if attendees sign up in advance.
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