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Ethics Advisory Committee

The Ethics Advisory Committee was created in accordance with Arizona Supreme Court Rule 42.1. The Committee must consist of at least nine members and may issue opinions on lawyer ethics, legal paraprofessional ethics, Alternative Business Structure ethics, professionalism, and the unauthorized practice of law. Members of the Ethics Advisory Committee are appointed by the Chief Justice and must be members of the State Bar of Arizona, selected from a variety of practice areas, settings, and geographic locations.

To ensure compliance with the Arizona Code of Judicial Administration § 1-202 regarding public meetings, the meeting agenda, materials, and remote attendance information will be provided below at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

The “Call to the Public” portion of the agenda is provided for public comment. If you would like to address the Board, send the following information to [email protected]:

  • Name:
  • Representing:
  • I wish to speak about (subject):

The Chair will call the name of each person when it is time to speak. Each public comment is limited to 3-5 minutes.

Members tile Meeting Schedule Materials and Meeting Archive Resources tile

Next Committee Meeting



9:30 a.m.


Arizona Supreme Court
1501 W. Washington St.
Conference Room 106
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Note: Members of the public may attend the virtual meeting or attend in person. Agenda can be found (forthcoming).


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Meeting ID: 965 8403 4921
Passcode: 765066

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


Proposed Ethics Opinions open for public comment

How to File an Opinion Request

Formal Opinions Issued by the Committee

Pending Opinion Requests

Denied Opinions

Declined Opinions

Arizona State Bar Ethics Opinions pre-December 31, 2018

Contact Us
For general inquires please contact the Committee at:
Mail icon [email protected]
Phone icon (602) 452-3378
Pin icon Arizona Supreme Court
Administrative Office of the Courts
1501 W. Washington St. Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3222