ABA Resource Committee

Working with the American Bar Association

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ABA Opinion Addresses Referral Fees, Conflict of Interest

The American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued a formal ethics opinion this week that addresses the propriety of referral fees and explains that clients must consent to such arrangements. The opinion also provides examples of when a lawyer does or does not have a conflict of interest, according to the ABA Journal

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Chattanooga Attorney Named as Fellow of the ABF

Chattanooga attorney Paul Hatcher, a partner at Duncan, Hatcher, Hixson & Fleenor, has been named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, The Hamilton County Herald reports. The ABF, a research center, focuses on the social aspects of the law and legal practice.

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