Lawyer Advertising History

Lawyer Advertising History


History of LSBA Proposal for the New Rules

The Rules of Professional Conduct Committee has revised the original set of proposed rules, as of 12/18/2006, following an evaluation of comments received and recent changes made to the Florida rules on lawyer advertising. The Committee continues to invite written comments from the public on the newest proposal:

View new proposed Rules 7.1 through 7.10.


The LSBA Rules of Professional Conduct Committee held public hearings to invite and receive comments on the proposed new advertising and solicitation rules:

Proposed LA Rules 7.1 through 7.10 (10-2006 version).

Side-by-Side Comparison of Proposed Rules to Current Louisiana Rules 

Proposed Special Rules of Procedure of the House of Delegates of the Louisiana State Bar Association for Debate of the Resolution by the Rules of Professional Conduct Committee Proposing Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct Concerning Lawyer Advertising In Louisiana

Hearing Transcripts

Baton Rouge
Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 5:00 p.m., LSU Law School, Room 106

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Lafayette
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 at 5:00 p.m., Federal Court

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New Orleans
Thursday, November 9, 2006 at 6:00 p.m., Loyola University, Main Campus, Audubon Room in the Dana Center

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Shreveport
Thursday, November 16, 2006 at 10:00 a.m., Federal Court

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Public Comments

In order to allow all interested persons to comment, the Committee invited and accepted public comments on-line from October 2006 through June 7, 2007.

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In the event that anyone might still wish to submit written comments, those may be sent to the Committee via U.S. Mail, c/o Richard P. Lemmler, Jr., Ethics Counsel, Louisiana State Bar Association, 601 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130


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