OPINION 84
November 1953

 WIRETAPPING - RECORDING TELEPHONE CONVERSATIONS - An attorney may record a telephone conversation without advising the person conversing with him hat a record is being made.

Question

Would it be a violation of the Canons of Ethics for a lawyer to record a telephone conversation without advising the person conversing with him that a record is being made?

Opinion

The members of the committee are unanimously of the opinion that the above described conduct would not be a violation of the Canons of Ethics. (10-0)