Thursday, February 15, 2007

An ethical issue - should LAWYER Blogging & get customers?

The marketing potential from blogging which may helps to generate income/potential clients to the blogging lawyers may cause some ethical discussion.

  • Should lawyer be prohibited from blogging due to the nature of blogging which may contain some elements of marketing?
  • Can we stop lawyers from expressing their personal opinion on the blog?

Putting up comments and blog can be translated into advice or advertising. These can be considered as breaching of the professional code of ethics. This is a dilemma faced by lawyers in this new tech-internet environment.

This long article can be obtained here - Blogging Lawyers: The Ethics Debate (, 19th Nov 2006)

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