The committee responds to requests regarding, the impact of the provisions of the Rules of Professional Conduct or the Code of Judicial Conduct upon the inquiring member's proposed activity. All inquiries are confidential. The Ethics Hotline can be reached at (800) 932-0311, ext. 2214. Headquarters: 100 South Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Ethics The Ethics Department coordinates the PBA Ethics Hotline and works in conjunction with the PBA Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee. Any PBA member with an ethical question concerning his or her own prospective conduct may call the PBA Ethics Hotline at 800-932-0311, ext. 2214, or 717-238-6715.
Use the list below to identify the PBA staff member who can best answer your PBA-related question. Staff members may be contacted at 800-932-0311 or 717-238-6715. To speed your connection when using the PBA’s voicemail system, enter the staff member’s four-digit extension included on the list. Staff also may be contacted by the listed email
In Central Pennsylvania, call 717-772-8572 In Western Pennsylvania, call 412-565-3173 For more information, go to the Disciplinary Board website. 13. Where can I find general information on the website about the law and the PBA’s public education programs? Click here for the PBA’s law-related information for consumers.
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Opinions are not binding upon the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania or any other Court. They carry only such weight as an appropriate reviewing authority may choose to give it. For more information, please contact Charles J. Klitsch, Director of Public and Legal Services, Philadelphia Bar Association, at 215-238-6326 or
File a Complaint. To file a complaint, fill out the electronic form below. For FAQs related to the complaint process, click here. If you prefer, you can print the fillable English-language complaint form found here. After signing the completed form, mail it directly to the district office where the attorney practices.
In addition to any other civil or criminal penalty provided for in the Ethics Act, failure to timely file a Statement of Financial Interests or the filing of a deficient statement may result in a civil penalty of not more than $25 per day up to $250. NOTE: A public official of a political subdivision who acts in good faith reliance on an
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility released, what I believe to be the first guidance opinion related to working from home due to COVID-19. Since PBA’s opinions are behind a pay wall, I have uploaded this document so you may read it. As usual, I will ask PBA’s forgiveness for my
Philadelphia Bar Association Announces Winners of 2021 Bar Elections . Here are the results of the 2021 Bar Elections. Philadelphia Bar Association Remembers Longtime Member Hon. Bruce W. Kauffman. Kauffman, a retired Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice and United States District Court judge, died November 29.
Opinion 88-27. (September 1988) By letter dated August 5, 1988, you requested an opinion from this Committee on the propriety of a form of direct mail solicitation of a prospective client. In 1985, the Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility of the Pennsylvania Bar Association issued a global opinion on lawyer advertising and
Select ethics opinion summaries for ABA, various states, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, and Allegheny Bar Association. Digest of Bar Association Ethics Opinions American Bar Foundation 4 vols., 1924-1979. Opinion summaries from the ABA, 26 bar associations, and 2 speciality associations. Coverage varies by jurisdiction.
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Select opinions may be excluded from the PBA website. For more information, contact the Pennsylvania Bar Association. For other places Jenkins' members can find the PBA ethics opinions, both formal and informal, see the PA Opinions tab of our Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct Resource Guide.
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To obtain copies of court orders, contact: Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Western District Office 801 City-County Building Pittsburgh, PA 15219 412.565.2816. Pennsylvania Judicial Center 601 Commonwealth Ave, Suite 5600 P.O. Box …
The Ethics Hotline provides free advisory opinions to PBA members based upon review of a member's prospective conduct by members of the PBA Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility.
Ethical quandaries are commonplace in the profession and the reason behind the PA Disciplinary Board Ethics Hotline. The hotline is only for members of the bar to request an assessment of their own options in complicated situations.
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The Pennsylvania Bar Association Disciplinary Board can opt for public or private disciplinary measures against an offending lawyer. When consumers request information about a member of the PA Bar Association, complaints and public disciplinary measures are reported.