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State-Specific Legal Advertising Restrictions and Disclaimers

Alabama

No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.2(e)

Alaska

Rule 7.4. Communication of Fields of Practice and Certification.
A lawyer may communicate the fact that the lawyer does or does not practice in particular fields of law. A lawyer shall not state or imply that the lawyer is a “specialist,” “certified,” or words of similar import except as follows:
(a) a lawyer admitted to engage in patent practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office may use the designation “Patent lawyer” or a substantially similar designation; and
(b) a lawyer may communicate the fact that the lawyer has been certified as a specialist in a field of law by a named organization or authority, but only if that certification is granted by an organization or authority whose specialty certification program is accredited by the American Bar Association.

(SCO 1123 effective July 15, 1993; amended by SCO 1370 effective April 15, 2000)

Florida

The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.

Florida Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 4-7.2(d) (1997).

Hawaii

A lawyer may communicate the fact that the lawyer is certified as a specialist in a field of law by a named organization, provide that the communication (i) is not false or misleading within the meaning of Rule 7.1, (ii) clearly states the name of the certifying organization, and (iii) is accompanied by a statement that “The Supreme Court of Hawaii grants Hawaii certification only to lawyers in good standing who have successfully completed a specialty program accredited by the American Bar Association.” (Hawaii Rules of Professional Conduct , Rule 7.4(c)Amended effective July 1, 1999.)

Illinois

The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and that the certificate, award or recognition is not a requirement to practice law in Illinois.

Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4(c)(2) (1997).

Iowa

The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. This disclosure is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.

Memberships and offices in legal fraternities and legal societies, technical and professional licenses, and memberships in scientific, technical and professional associations and societies of law or field of practice do not mean that a lawyer is a specialist or expert in a field of law, nor do they mean that such a lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer.

A description or indication of limitation of practice does not mean that any agency or board has certified such lawyer as a specialist or expert in an indicated field of law practice, nor does it mean that such lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer.

All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered. This notice is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.

See Iowa Code of Professional Responsibility DR 2-101(A), DR 2-101(C), DR 2-105(A)(3)(c) (1997).

Massachusetts

If a Massachusetts lawyer holds himself or herself out as “certified” in a particular service, field or area of law by a non-governmental body, the certifying organization is a private organization, whose standards for certification are not regulated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

See Massachusetts Code of Professional Responsibility DR 2-105(B) (1997).

Mississippi

The Mississippi Supreme Court advises that a decision on legal services is important and should not be based solely on advertisements.

Free Background information is available upon request to a Mississippi attorney.

The listing of any area of practice by a Mississippi attorney does not indicate any certification of expertise therein.

See Mississippi Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.2(d), Rule 7.4(a), Rule 7.6(a) (1997).

Missouri

Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations.

Missouri Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4 (1997).

Nevada

Neither the state bar of Nevada nor any agency of the State Bar has certified any lawyer identified here as a specialist or as an expert. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability.

Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 198 (1997).

New Jersey

Any certification as a specialist, or any certification in a field of practice, that does not state that such certification has been granted by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or by an organization that has been approved by the American Bar Association, indicates that the certifying organization has not been approved, or has been denied approval, by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and the American Bar Association.

See New Jersey Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4(b) (1997).

New Mexico

Any certification by an organization other than the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization does not constitute recognition by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization, unless the lawyer is also recognized by the board as a specialist in that area of law.

See New Mexico Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 16-704(D) (1997).

Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers in the general practice of law. The court does not license or certify any lawyer as an expert or specialist in any field of practice.

Rhode Island Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.4 (1998).

Texas

Unless otherwise indicated, Texas lawyers are Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the areas of practice listed on their profiles.

See Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.04(b)(3) (1999).

Washington

The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certification of specialties in the practice of law. Any certificate, award, or recognition by a group, organization or association used by a Washington attorney to describe his or her qualifications as a lawyer or qualifications in any subspecialty of law is not a requirement to practice law in the State of Washington.

See Washington Rules of Professional Responsibility Rule 7.4(b) (1997).

Wyoming

The Wyoming State Bar does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise.

Wyoming Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys at Law Rule 7.4 (1997).