This week the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) announced the release of a free Mobile Ethics App giving all members of the legal community instant access to ethics advice from the convenience of any smartphone. The new app features opinions expressed by the State Bar’s Committee on Professional Ethics with references to the specific section of ethics code that the advice was taken from.
The NYSBA Mobile Ethics App contains almost 900 ethics opinions that stem back to 1964. Downloaded summaries of the issue will also contain a direct link to the opinion, itself. The app also sends out notifications to users when new ethics opinions are issued. Searching on the app can be done through keyword, category or opinion number.