State by State Ethics Rules Governing Lawyer Advertising, Solicitation and Marketing

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Alabama

Go to: http://judicial.alabama.gov/library/RulesBarConduct

Scroll to Information About Legal Services, Rules 7.1 through 7.6.

Alaska

Go to: https://public.courts.alaska.gov/web/rules/docs/prof.pdf

Scroll to Rules 7.1 though 7.5.

Arizona

Go to:  https://www.azbar.org/for-lawyers/ethics/rules-of-professional-conduct/

Click on the link above, click on Section 7. Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

Arkansas

Go to: https://opinions.arcourts.gov/ark/cr/en/item/1868/…

Links to Rule 7.1-7.5 Info About Legal Services.

California

Go to: http://www.calbar.ca.gov/

Rule 1-400 Advertising and Solicitation

http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Attorneys/Conduct-Discipline/Rules

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Colorado

Go to: https://www.cobar.org/

Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

Connecticut

Go to:  https://www.jud.ct.gov/Publications/PracticeBook/PB.pdf

Scroll to rules 7.1 to 7.5.

Delaware

Go to: https://courts.delaware.gov/forms/download.aspx?id=160568

Click on link to download the pdf. Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

District of Columbia

Go to: https://www.dcbar.org/for-lawyers/legal-ethics/rules-of-professional-conduct

Click on link, scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

Florida

Go to: https://www-media.floridabar.org/uploads/2022/07/Ch-4-2022_02-AUG-RRTFB-8-1-2022.pdf

Click on the link and download the document. Scroll down to Rule 4-7.11 (starts on pg. 177)

Georgia

Go to: https://www.gabar.org/barrules/georgia-rules-of-professional-conduct.cfm

Scroll to Rules 7.1 though 7.5.

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Hawaii

Go to: https://www.courts.state.hi.us/docs/court_rules/rules/hrpcond.htm

Scroll to Rule 7.2 Advertising.

Idaho

Go to: http://isb.idaho.gov/pdf/rules/irpc.pdf.

Scroll to Information about Legal Services at page 43.

Illinois

Go to: http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/SupremeCourt/Rules/Art_VIII/default_NEW.asp

Indiana

Go to: https://www.in.gov/courts/rules/prof_conduct/index.html#_Toc59012657

Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

Iowa

Go to: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/CourtRulesChapter/12-31-2012.32.pdf

Scroll to Information About Legal Services beginning at page 76.

Kansas

Go to:  https://www.kscourts.org/KSCourts/media/KsCourts/Rules/Website-Rulebook.pdf

Scroll down to Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct, Rules 7.1-7.5.

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Kentucky

Go to: https://govt.westlaw.com/kyrules/Browse/Home/Kentucky/KentuckyCourtRules/KentuckyStatutesCourtRules?guid=NACA4B470A79211DAAB1DC31F8EB14563&originationContext=documenttoc&transitionType=Default&contextData=(sc.Default)

Scroll down to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

Louisiana

Go to: https://www.ladb.org/Material/Publication/ROPC/ROPC.pdf

Expand the Codes and Rules folder on the left and click on the first link for Rules of Professional Conduct.

Scroll to rules 7.1-7.5.

Maine

Go to: https://www.mebaroverseers.org/regulation/maine_conduct_rules.html

Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

Maryland

Go to:  https://govt.westlaw.com/mdc/Browse/Home/Maryland/MarylandCodeCourtRules?guid=N29F6EBD03A3311E69636A2C4C528971C&originationContext=documenttoc&transitionType=Default&contextData=(sc.Default)

Scroll down to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

Massachusetts

Go to: https://www.mass.gov/supreme-judicial-court-rules/rules-of-professional-conduct-rule-72-advertising

Michigan

Go to: http://courts.mi.gov/courts/michigansupremecourt/rules/documents/michigan%20rules%20of%20professional%20conduct.pdf

Click on the link to download the document. Scroll down to Rules 7.1 through 7.5 (starts on pg. 98)

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Minnesota

Go to:  http://www.mncourts.gov/mncourtsgov/media/assets/documents/0/public/Alternative_Dispute_Resolution/Code_of_Ethics_1-1-05.pdf

Scroll to “Information About Legal Services”, Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

Mississippi

Go to: https://courts.ms.gov/research/rules/msrulesofcourt/rules_of_professional_conduct.pdf

Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.7.

Missouri

Go to: https://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=707.

Click the link above and view Rules 4-7.1 through 4-7.5 which are relevant to advertising.

Montana

Go to: https://www.montanabar.org/page/EthicsOpinions

Scroll to Rules 7.1 though 7.5.

Nebraska

Go to: https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/supreme-court-rules/chapter-3-attorneys-practice-law/article-5-nebraska-rules-professional-conduct/%C2%A7%C2%A7-3-5071-3-5075-information-about-legal-services/%C2%A7-3-5072-advertising

Scroll to Rules 3-507.1 through 507.5.

Nevada

Go to: http://www.leg.state.nv.us/CourtRules/RPC.html.

Scroll to “Information About Legal Services,” Rule 7.1 thru 7.5A.

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New Hampshire

Go to: http://www.courts.state.nh.us/rules/pcon/index.htm.

Scroll to Information About Legal Services, Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

New Jersey

Go to: https://www.njcourts.gov/attorneys/assets/rules/r1-19a.pdf

Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

New Mexico

Go to: http://www.conwaygreene.com/NewMexico.htm

Click to open “New Mexico Statutes and Court Rules”. Then open “Contents of Judicial Volumes”.

Scroll to 16 “Rules of Professional Conduct” and then click “7: Information About Legal Services”

New York

Go to: https://nysba.org/app/uploads/2022/08/Rules-of-Professional-Conduct-as-amended-6.10.2022.pdf

Click on the link and download the document. Scroll down to Rules 7.1 through 7.5 (starts on pg. 169).

North Carolina

Go to:http://www.ncbar.com/rules/rpcsearch.asp.

Use drop-down to go to Rule 7.1 through 7.5.

North Dakota

Go to:  https://www.ndcourts.gov/legal-resources/rules/ndrprofconduct

Scroll to links to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

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Ohio

Go to: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/

Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.5.

Oklahoma

Go to: http://www.oscn.net/

Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.5 and click on each one individually.

Oregon

Go to: http://www.osbar.org/_docs/rulesregs/orpc.pdf.

Scroll to Information about Legal Services at page 18.

Pennsylvania

Go to: https://www.padisciplinaryboard.org/for-attorneys/rules/rule/3/the-rules-of-professional-conduct#rule-250

Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.5 

Rhode Island

Go to: https://www.courts.ri.gov/Courts/SupremeCourt/Supreme%20Court%20Rules/Supreme-Rules-Article5.pdf

Click on the link and download the document. Scroll down to Rule 7.1 (pg. 140) through 7.5 (pg. 151)

South Carolina

Go to: https://www.sccourts.org/courtReg/

Scroll to “407-Rules of Professional Conduct”.

Then scroll to “Lawyer Advertising”. Click each link to view rules 7.1 through 7.5.

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South Dakota

Go to: http://sdbar.org/Rules/rules.shtm.

Click on the link above. Scroll down to Rules 7.1-7.5.

Tennessee

Go to: http://www.tba.org/sites/default/files/2012_TRPC_1.pdf

See 7.1-7.4.

Texas

Go to: http://www.texasbar.com/

Scroll to section “VII. Information About Legal Services” beginning on page 83.

Utah

Go to: http://www.utcourts.gov/resources/rules/ucja/#Chapter%2013.

Scroll to Chapter 13, Rules of Professional Conduct.

Then scroll to Information about Legal Services.

Vermont

Go to: http://www.vermontjudiciary.org/

Links to Rule 7.

Virginia

Go to: http://www.vsb.org/docs/2008-09_rules-pc.pdf.

Scroll to Rules 7.1 through 7.6.

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Washington

Go to: http://www.courts.wa.gov/court_rules/?fa=court_rules.list&group=ga&set=RPC.

Scroll down to Title 7, Rules 7.1-7.5.

West Virginia

Go to: http://www.wvodc.org/infolegalservices.htm.

Wisconsin

Go to: http://www.wicourts.gov/sc/scrule/DisplayDocument.html?content=html&seqNo=45324.

Scroll to SCR 20:7.1 through 20:7.5.

Wyoming

Go to: http://courts.state.wy.us/WSC/CourtRule?RuleNumber=62.

Scroll to “Information About Legal Services.”