Webinar: The New Florida Bar Lawyer Advertising Rules: A Discussion With Brian Tannebaum
The Florida Bar adopted new attorney advertising rules in 2013. The rules apply to websites and social networking and video sharing sites in addition to traditional media such as print, television and radio.
Join us as guest speaker, Brian Tennebaum, discusses what this all means for Florida lawyers and law firms.
When: Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Speaker: Brian Tannebaum
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The rules get specific about other issues as well:
- Ads may not use authority figures, or actors portraying authority figures, to endorse, recommend, or act as a spokesperson for, the advertising lawyer – Rule 4-7.15(b)
- Lawyers may not offer economic incentives to view an ad or hire a lawyer, except for a discounted fee – Rule 4-7.15(d)
- Nonlawyers may not pay for a lawyer’s ads – Rule 4-7.17(c)
About the Speaker:
Brian Tannebaum defends individuals and corporations in state and federal criminal court, as well as future, current, and former lawyers, in matters before the Florida Bar and Board of Bar Examiners and in civil and criminal courts. He is the current President of the Florida Association of Bar Defense Lawyers.
In his Ethics practice, Brian represents individuals in Bar Admission, Grievance Defense, and Reinstatement matters, and law firms in Legal Malpractice Defense, partnership disputes, dissolutions.
Brian authors two popular blogs, My Law License and Criminal Defense Blog, and is an Above the Law columnist.