Ethics Committee Advisory Opinion #2011-12/07


The Committee analyzed several scenarios where a lawyer was asked by a client to benefit either the lawyer or the lawyer’s family by a present or testamentary gift. In this opinion, the Committee discussed the issues of direct gifts to the lawyer, gifts to individual related both to the testator and the lawyer, and a gift to a charitable organization for which the lawyer raised funds.

This opinion was submitted for publication to the NHBA Board of Governors at its April 11, 2012 meeting.

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