Ethics Opinon 1972-16

January 1, 1972

SUBJECT: NAME ON LETTERHEAD

I
QUESTION PRESENTED

Is it proper for an attorney to request that his or her name be listed on the letterhead of a civic organization which is represented by the law offices of which the attorney is member?

II
CONCLUSION

Such conduct is probably unethical.

This opinion is advisory only. It is not binding upon the State Bar, the Board of Governors, its agents or employees.

EDITOR'S NOTE: See California Rules of Professional Conduct 2-101 and 2-102.

 

Disclaimer: This opinion was issued by the Legal Ethics Committee of the San Diego County Bar Association. It is advisory only and is not binding upon any member of the SDCBA, any other member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar of California or its Board of Governors, or any persons or tribunals charged with regulatory responsibilities. The SDCBA, its officers, directors, agents, and the Legal Ethics Committee members assume no responsibility or liability in rendering this opinion.