Law360, New York (May 18, 2016, 7:20 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Attorney Advertising on Wednesday issued a warning that lawyers can only promote themselves using titles like "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars" if those honors stem from their qualifications and not a rating organization's popularity contest.
Attorneys may "refer to such awards, honors and accolades only when the basis for the comparison can be verified and the organization has made adequate inquiry into the fitness of the individual lawyer," the committee said in a notice posted on the New Jersey Judiciary website.
The notice was signed by committee Chair Jonathan M. Korn and came in...
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