LEO: Solicitation/Direct Mail Advertising  LE Op. 508


Solicitation/Direct Mail Advertising.


March 30, 1983


It is not ethically improper for an attorney to communicate directly with

an automobile accident victim by letter for the purpose of soliciting

employment for himself in a personal injury law suit, so long as the

correspondence to the accident victim does not contain a false, fraudulent,

misleading or deceptive statement or claim. [ LE Op. 606, Renumbered

LE Op. 447 on 9/8/83, DR:2-101(A) Virginia Code of Professional



Committee Opinion March 30, 1983