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Ethics Opinions

Latest Ethics Opinions

ABA Members

As a member of the American Bar Association you have access to a complimentary formal ethics opinion online library of formal opinions issued since 1984.

The opinions are organized both by:

Non-ABA Members

If you are NOT a member of the American Bar Association and looking for older archives, formal opinions issued since 1983 are available for individual purchase via pdf download.

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Also available in hard copy for purchase are collections of opinions from 1999-2013.  Opinions are also available via Lexis and Westlaw. 

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Reprint/Reproduction Requests

ABA ethics opinions are copyrighted and may be reprinted and/or reproduced by permission only. In some cases, a fee may be charged. See additional information and permission request procedures.

Formal Ethics Opinions 1999-2013, (a collection of published ethics opinions from the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued from 1999-2013).

For reprint permission please visit the ABA Reprint, Licensing and Permissions webpage  for more information.