The Ethics of Advertising: A Toolkit for Lawyers

  • March 31, 2023

The Ethics of Advertising Toolkit can help lawyers make sure they are engaging in effective advertising of their legal services while adhering to rules and ethical standards. The document gives an overview of the rules, discusses common mistakes in legal advertising and explains the forms and pitfalls of traditional and modern advertising.


Legal Ethics in a Digital Context

  • June 23, 2021

Technology has become an important part of contemporary legal practice. Lawyers should be able to recognize when using technology is needed to provide a legal service effectively and understand how to use technology responsibly and ethically.

Border Alert!

  • January 06, 2021

A Toolkit for Canadian Lawyers who Travel to the United States

Conflicts of Interest Toolkit

  • January 06, 2021

Welcome to the CBA’s Conflicts of Interest Toolkit. The original version of these materials was prepared by the CBA Task Force on Conflicts of Interest and published in August 2008. Given changes to the relevant professional conduct rules, case law and the contexts in which law is practiced, the CBA Ethics and Professional Responsibility Subcommittee undertook to update these materials in 2020. The toolkit includes practical checklists and precedents to use and adapt for your practice.

Ethical Practices Self-Evaluation Tool

  • October 07, 2014

The CBA Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee has prepared this Ethical Practices Self-Evaluation Tool to assist Canadian law firms and lawyers to systematically examine the ethical infrastructure that supports their legal practices.