Federal judge rules Florida Bar rules on lawyer advertising violate First Amendment

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I’ve been working on legal marketing and advertising for more than 13 years, and one of my biggest frustrations has been the Florida Bar rules regulating lawyer advertising. I understand that advertising is relatively new to the profession, and some hucksters have gone overboard in their unseemly ads, but the majority of law firms simply want to […]

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Florida law firms face delays in online marketing rules


Ginger Reichl comments on the Bar’s changes to rules for legal web sites and when they will go into effect in today’s Tampa Bay Business Journal. Law firms face delays in Bar clarifications of online marketing rules Tampa Bay Business Journal – by Jane Meinhardt Staff writer The on-again, off-again deadline for implementing new rules […]

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Florida Bar postpones enforcement of web rules

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The Florida Bar is postponing its enforcement of the new rules governing lawyer websites. Those rules make the inclusion of past results, testimonials and “statements characterizing the quality of legal services” impermissible. Confused about what this really means? Feel free to contact me for additional information. June 14, 2010 Florida Bar Association New rules on lawyer and […]

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