OPINION 90
November 1953

TRADE PUBLICATIONS An attorney may write articles of a legal nature for a trade publication, provided he does not advise inquirers in respect to their individual rights.

Canons 24, 37.

Question

Would it be a violation of the Canons of Ethics for an attorney to write articles of a legal nature for a trade publication?

Opinion

The committee is of the opinion that it would not be a violation of the Canons for an attorney to write such articles for a trade publication, provided he does not advise inquirers in respect to their individual rights, as prohibited by Canon 37. (9-1)