OPINION 114
August 1955

ACTING AS A LANDMAN - It is proper for an attorney acting as a landman to use stationery which does not indicate that he is an attorney.

Canon 39.

Question

Would it violate the Canons of Ethics for an attorney who acts as landman for certain clients to use drafts and letterheads containing only his name, address, and the word "oil," rather than using forms which show that he is an attorney?

Opinion

The committee is of the opinion that it would not violate the Canons of Ethics for an attorney to use the above described stationery when acting as a landman. (7-0)