Elizabeth (Beth) Alston – ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct, 2009 – 2011

“Louisiana Amends Lawyer Advertising Rules, but Opponents Still Pursue Legal Challenges,” ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct, Vol. 25, No. 14, pp. 367 – 369, July 8, 2009:

Alston said she sees the new Louisiana advertising rules and the recent amendments developed by the state bar association as “more motivated by protectionism than by a concern for the public and lawyers’ clients. In pushing the new advertising rules, the state bar is acting as a trade union rather than as a legitimate government entity,” she contended.