A new ethics opinion from the American Bar Association highlights an attorney’s responsibility for the actions of nonlawyer employees and outside marketing firms who breach the rules concerning in-person solicitation of legal services.

In Formal Opinion 501, the ABA’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility  sought to clarify a 2018 amendment to Rule 7.3(b).

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