Judicial Qualifications Commission Gives Green Light to Tweeting at Trial

By: Arend J. Abel, Attorney You may remember just over a year ago when a partner in Barnes & Thornburg’s Chicago office was sanctioned for live-tweeting a trial.  That event makes all the more surprising an Ethics Opinion that the Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications issued last month.  According to the Commission, live-tweeting a trial… Continue Reading »

Tea Leaves About Testimonials

By: Arend J. Abel, Attorney Despite what many Indiana lawyers believe, client testimonials are no longer absolutely barred by the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct.  They used to be, until January of 2011, when a set of amendments to the rules took effect.  Until that time, former Rule 7.2(d)(3) expressly prohibited “use of any form… Continue Reading »

 
 
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