The purpose of the Ethics Advisory Committee is to render advisory opinions for members on prospective ethics problems.
The opinions in this database contain the advice of the Committee based on the state of the law at the time of each opinion. Opinions are not updated to reflect changes in the Rules of Professional Conduct, more recent opinions, or other law. Further research may be necessary.
Instructions for requesting an opinion from the Ethics Advisory Committee are here:
Committee Rules of Procedure and Scope of Authority
Ethics Advisory Opinions
Frequently Asked Questions
Rules of Professional Conduct (S.C. App. Ct. Rule 407)
Statement of Purpose of the Committee
Annotated South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct
Kelli L. Sullivan
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