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Responding to Online Criticism (General Rule: Don’t)

  • Legal Development 25 January 2021 25 January 2021
  • Americas

In his Professional Responsibility column, Anthony E. Davis discusses recent developments in legal ethics.

In this month's article, "Responding to Online Criticism (General Rule: Don’t),” Anthony E. Davis discusses the principal conclusions in recently issued ABA Ethics Opinion 496, and suggests that in most instances the best practice is for lawyers not to respond to negative online postings at all.

You can read “Responding to Online Criticism (General Rule: Don’t),” published by the New York Law Journal on January 22, 2021, at the NYLJ website (subscription may be required).


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