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Illinois websites are advertising and may implicate solicitation rules

Source | 2017-06-26T22:05:15+00:00 Jun 3rd, 1996|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Lawyer web sites are equivalent to telephone directory yellow pages. ISBA Opinion 96-10. (May 16, 1997).  Participation in bulletin board, chat group, or similar service may implicate solicitation rules. If lawyer seeks to initiate an unrequested contact with a specific person as a result of participation in a chat room or bulletin board, then lawyer subject to solicitation rules and messages must be labeled as advertising materials.

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