Ethical Representation of Marijuana Business?

With adult use of marijuana becoming legal under California law, more lawyers may be thinking of getting involved in representing clients in the marijuana business.  I recently attended an ABA presentation, Up in Smoke?  Jumping on the Marijauna Bandwagon Ethically which was highly informative.  Although this is a big business, there are many reasons for lawyers to exercise …

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Ethical Obligations Re: Third-Party Websites

Re: Proposed Formal Opinion Interim No. 12-0003 (Attorney Directory and Rating Websites) This proposed opinion out for public comment takes a very practical approach for attorneys on how to deal with third party websites that describe attorneys, their clients and their practices. Important points are included on using disclaimers on testimonials from clients and correcting …

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Legal Ethics Expert Carole J. Buckner Joins Procopio as Deputy General Counsel

June 1, 2017 (San Diego) – Seasoned lawyer, educator and ethics advisor Carole Buckner has joined Procopio as Deputy General Counsel. Carole will be providing legal guidance to Procopio’s more than 160 attorneys, working out of its downtown San Diego headquarters and reporting to General Coun… Continued on Procopio site About Carole J. Buckner Carole …

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