Judicial and Clerks' Ethics Opinions

A listing of recently released ethics opinions for judges and court clerks.

Recent Judicial Ethics Opinions

CJE Opinion No. 2018-03
Disclosure of Former Facebook Friendship

CJE Opinion No. 2018-02
Communications with Successor Counsel

CJE Opinion No. 2018-01
Working for a Closely-Hold Family Business


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Recent Clerks' Ethics Opinions

Opinion 2019-6 Clerk serving on a Committee that raises funds for legal service organization

Opinion 2019-5 Appointed Clerk-Magistrate Hearing Cases Brought by an Attorney who is also a Close Friend

Opinion 2019-4
Newly Appointed Clerk Magistrate Hearing Cases Brought by Police Department where Clerk used to Work

Opinion 2019-3
Inquiring whether it is appropriate to continue to serve as a member of a charitable organization while serving as an Assistant Clerk Magistrate in the same jurisdiction

Opinion 2019-2
Running for Register of Probate while continuing employment as Deputy Assistant Register in the same court

Opinion 2019-1
First Assistant Clerk-Magistrate's serving as an after-hours Bail Magistrate in county where spouse is an Assistant District Attorney

Opinion 2018-5
Inquiring whether it is appropriate to establish a GoFundMe fund to support a personal cause of a Clerk-Magistrate

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