Attorney Ethics Advisory Committee


The Attorney Ethics Advisory Committee was created in accordance with Rule 42.1. The Committee issues formal opinions on lawyer ethics, professionalism and the unauthorized practice of law.

Members of the Attorney Ethics Advisory Committee are appointed by the Chief Justice and must be members of the State Bar of Arizona. Each selected from a variety of practice areas, settings, and geographic locations. There are currently sixteen members, serving staggered three-year terms. 


Please view the following formal opinions related to virtual practice. These opinions are for informational purposes only and were not issued by the Committee.

Pennsylvania Formal Ethics Opinion 2020-300 (working remotely)

American Bar Association Formal Opinion 489 (virtual practice)


To view proposed Ethics Opinions open for public comment, please click here.

Meet the current Committee members.

Next Committee Meeting:
   September 30, 2021
9:30 A.M.
Arizona Supreme Court
Conference Room 109
1501 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85007


2021 Meeting Schedule Formal Opinions Issued by the Committee
Meeting Materials & Agendas 
Pending Opinion Requests 
Arizona State Bar Ethics Opinions  pre- December 31, 2018
How to File an Opinion Request


General Inquires: 

Phone: 602-452-3378

Email: [email protected]