Last month, Ohio became the first state to give the green light to lawyers sending text messages to solicit prospective clients. But at least one expert says it makes no sense to treat text message advertisements differently from a lawyer ...Read More »
The Virginia Supreme Court has rejected proposed reforms in lawyer advertising regulations, refusing to relax requirements for disclaimers on claims about case results and tightening limits on the use of words such as “expert” and “specialist.”Read More »
An American Bar Association ethics panel has proposed rule changes that would make it easier for lawyers to engage in cross-border practice, while making clear that one’s “virtual presence” in another jurisdiction may trigger a rule violation.
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Late last month, the 5th Circuit struck down most of Louisiana’s attorney advertising regulations, saying they overly restricted lawyers’ First Amendment rights. The decision might stop other states from implementing such limiting rules.Read More »