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Updated through August 13, 2014

UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW
(See also LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING; PRACTICE OF LAW

UNCLAIMED FUNDS


UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW
(See also LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING; PRACTICE OF LAW

Op. 88-35 attorney's failure to register

Op. 89-26 attorney with inactive registration status

Op. 89-37 out-of-state attorney awaiting admission in Ohio

Op. 90-2 screening of callers by telemarketing company

Op. 90-10 non-attorney child support enforcement agency employee doing client intake, conducting interviews and preparing forms

Op. 90-12 out-of-state law firm representing out-of-state lending institution regarding loans made to entities or persons in Ohio and secured by property in Ohio

Op. 91-1 attorneys with inactive registration status

Op. 91-6 federal practice by attorney licensed by federal bar, not licensed by state

Op. 92-15 sale of legal forms by business corporation; assistance by law firm

Op. 92-17 corporation's attorney representing corporation's clients

Op. 94-9 attorney participation in "in-house law firm" established by insurance company

Op. 95-14 attorney participation in "in-house law firm" established by insurance company

Op. 2001-2 lawyer contacted by a law-related commercial Web site that offers to make available the attorney's name, address, phone number, area of practice to potential clients in exchange for the attorney providing compensation to the company; payment for advertisement versus payment for referral; assisting in the unauthorized practice of law

Op. 2002-4 paralegal taking deposition; out-of-state attorney taking deposition in Ohio; Ohio attorney taking deposition in state outside of Ohio

Op. 2011-2 Multijurisdictional Practice and Debt Settlement Legal Services

UNCLAIMED FUNDS

Op. 2005-10 attorney reporting unclaimed funds pursuant to R.C. Chapter 169

Op. 2008-3 disposition of client funds in a lawyer’s IOLTA or individual client trust account when either the identity or the whereabouts of the client who is the owner of the funds is unknown; reporting unclaimed funds to the state pursuant to R.C. Chapter 169; duty of safekeeping funds and duty to protect client’s confidentiality