APRL began its efforts to change the ABA Model Rules on advertising over 4 years ago, issuing two detailed reports, and presetting APRL’s views in many arenas. The ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has now issued FINAL DAR Resolution and Report Advertising Report as Amended by Rules a… proposing changes to the Model Rules on advertising. That Report comes before the ABA House of Delegates for vote this August 5-6 in Chicago..
APRL asks that you urge adoption of the Report, contact delegates and ABA representatives that you know and help usher lawyer advertising into the 21st century. For more information, please contact any member of the advertising subcommittee, chaired by Mark Tuft, and including Lynda Shely, Art Lachman, Peter Jarvis, Bruce Johnson, Jim McCauley, Jan Jacobowitz and George Clark.
Here’s a short summary of the changes: 2018 ABA Advertising Rule Summary