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Can a Law Firm’s Website include Client Testimonials?

Can a Law Firm’s Website include Client Testimonials?

What does your state’s rules of professional conduct say about the use of client testimonials on a lawyer’s website? “Testimonials are written or recorded statements that support your credibility and level of expertise. They also strengthen your reputation by expressing the trust that other people have in you and your business offerings. They are a […]

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Can a Lawyer ask a 3rd Party to “Friend” a Party to a Lawsuit?

Two defense attorneys in a personal injury case asked a paralegal they supervised to make a Facebook “Friend” request of the plaintiff Does this tactic violate the Rules of Professional Conduct? The N.J. District Ethic’s Committee declined to bring charges. However, the The Office of Attorney Ethics (“OAE”) found a basis for charges and filed […]

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Can Attorneys Advertise Judicial Testimonials on their Websites?

Can Attorneys Advertise Judicial Testimonials on their Websites?

Can an attorney post a “judicial testimonial” on their website?

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Attorney Discipline Proceeding is not over until the Supreme Court Sings

Just when an attorney thought his ethics complaint was dismissed forever…

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