NJ Supreme Court Allows 'Super Lawyer' Ads

Law360, New York (November 5, 2009, 6:35 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has decided to allow attorneys to advertise their status in peer-reviewed rankings including Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America, putting to rest a long-running dispute over the practice.

On Wednesday the New Jersey Supreme Court, which promulgates rules of professional conduct for the state's attorneys, adopted amendments to Rule of Professional Conduct 7.1, allowing lawyer ads to include references to rankings, as long as the name of the comparing organization is stated, the basis for the comparison can be substantiated,...
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