Before launching a newly designed website or internet marketing campaign for your legal practice, you should understand the North Dakota Bar Rules regarding attorney advertising. The bar rules for attorney advertising are listed in the North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct in Chapter 7 in Rule 7.1 through Rule 7.5. Additional information can be found in the comments and the Ethics Advisory Opinions interpreting the rules. These regulations are closely modeled with the Model Rules from the American Bar Association.
The failure to follow these rules might result in disciplinary sanctions and actions against an attorney.
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Ethic Opinions for Attorney Advertising in North Dakota - Visits State Bar of North Dakota website to search the ethics opinions on compliance with the North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct. The rules related to website design and internet marketing include Rule 7.1 for Communications Concerning the Services of a Lawyer or Persons Professionally Associated with the Lawyer, Rule 7.2 for Firm Names and Letterheads, Rule 7.3 for Direct Contact with Prospective Clients, and Rule 7.4 for Requesting Attorney can identify himself as a family law "specialist" in his advertising. The State Bar of North Dakota is located at:
State Bar Association of North Dakota
504 N. Washington St.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58501
Telephone Number: 701-255-1404
North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct - Visit the North Dakota Supreme Court website to search the North Dakota Rules of Professional Conduct. The "Information about Legal Services" rules related to website design and internet marketing include Rule 7.1 for Communications Concerning The Services of a Lawyer or Persons Professionally Associated With The Lawyer, Rule 7.2 for Advertising, Rule 7.3 for Direct Contact With Prospective Clients, Rule 7.4 for Communication of Fields of Practice, and Rule 7.5 for Firm Names And Letterheads.
Last updated on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.