You can brag in legal ad, but back it up, says state supreme court – ABA Journal

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Posted Feb 1, 2013 11:55 AM CST

By Stephanie Francis Ward

Florida lawyers can now list their successes in advertising, a divided state Supreme Court ruled Thursday, but the information must be verifiable, the Associated Press reports.

One still can’t describe oneself in advertising as “the best trial lawyer in Florida,” the opinion (PDF) notes. But one could advertise that he or she obtained four acquittals for a client, providing it’s “objectively verifiable.”

via You can brag in legal ad, but back it up, says state supreme court – ABA Journal.

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