Groupon or Groupoff? Arizona Opines on the Ethics of Attorney Advertising on Groupon

Arizona has joined several other states that have issued opinions on the validity of Groupon or discount coupon attorney advertising. After listing the many ethics issues at play in this online approach, such as competence, confidentiality, impermissible fee sharing,  conflicts, and misleading advertising, Arizona concludes that the permissibility of Groupon advertising will depend upon the specific facts of the situation, but cautions that it will be difficult to use a Groupon approach and adhere to all of the rules. Click here for the opinion.  Click here for our prior Groupon post and links to other state opinions.

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