New Hampshire

New Hampshire Bar Rules for Attorney Advertising

If you are an attorney wishing to advertise online, it's important to pay attention to the New Hampshire Rules of Professional Conduct. The rules related to website design and internet marketing can be found at Rule 7.1 through Rule 7.5. These rules in New Hampshire track closely with the Model Rules from the American Bar Association.

If you want to understand the applicable bar rules for attorney advertising then it is important to read each rule in its entirety. Additional information can be found in the comments and the Ethics Advisory Opinions interpreting the rules. Although the rules in the State of New Hampshire are restrictive, an attorney can stay in full compliance while still having an extremely effective internet marketing campaign. Taking an ethical approach to marketing means following the letter and spirit of each rule. 


Resources for New Hampshire Bar Rules

New Hampshire Rules of Professional Conduct - Find an online index for the New Hampshire Rules of Professional Conduct including the rules related to advertising found at Rules 7.1 through Rule 7.5.

Ethics Opinions & Guidance- Read the published opinions published by the New Hampshire Bar Administration (NHBA) Ethics Committe. Find more information about the Bar rules through NHBA opinions as they analyze and evaluate the Rules of Professional Conduct. The opinons are received and reviewed by the Board of Governors of the Bar Association.

Rule 7.2 for Advertising in New Hampshire - Visit the website for the New Hampshire Judicial Branch to find the New Hampshire Rules of Professional Conduct. Learn more about the rules for communicating information about legal services including the ethics committee comment, the ABA model rule comments.


Last updated on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.