Fla. Ad Rules Force Attys To Put The Brakes On Social Media

Law360, Miami (March 14, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT) -- The Florida Bar's extension of its attorney advertising rules to websites and social media has chilled attorneys' use of Twitter and LinkedIn as they wait to see if a recent challenge to the rules will yield more clarity and guidelines that reflect a better understanding of how social media works, legal marketers and attorneys say.

It's been just over a year since the Florida Supreme Court approved new rules that count firm websites and social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter as advertising and subject them...
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