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Are you a member of the Maryland State Bar Association?

The Subject Index of Ethics Opinions are a resource available only to members of the MSBA.
If you are not a member and wish to join, you can join using our on-line Membership Application.

Description of this online index

This index is a complete listing of ethics opinions issued by the MSBA's Ethics Committee. The opinions are listed by subject and contain all opinions from 1986 thru 2005. 

The Index and opinions are only available to members of the MSBA. Members must log in before accessing the index.

After logging in you have a choice of which group of subjects to display. A thru C are displayed by default. 

The subjects are listed in alphabetical order with the number of opinions within that subject displayed to the right.

Clicking on the Subject title will display the opinion titles followed by the opinion number.

Requesting Opinions

If you would like a copy of the opinion, faxed to you, please send an e-mail message to Please include your name, address and fax number.

Charges for Opinions

By Fax: There will be a $2.00/page charge for faxing opinions over 10 pages.
By Mail: Mailing opinions by standard mail is free of charge.

Questions, Comments, and Suggestions

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