disclaimers

Disclaimers: Better Safe Than Sorry

by Jimmy Bewley | September 30th, 2012

During our September cj conference, we brought everyone up to speed on our philosophy and processes concerning disclaimers and the advertising rules.   Among ethics lawyers the advertising rules are sometimes affectionately referred to as the “The Magic 7s”…because in most states they’re found in Section 7 of the Rules of Professional Conduct.  That is except for CA, which always has to be a little different from everyone else.

On a daily basis we are working with the rules in about 71 markets in 32 states.  However, due to our national efforts we have studied and mastered all 50 states.   We consider the top 3 toughest jurisdictions to be Florida, Louisiana and Texas. (more…)