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Internet matching service is a prohibited lawyer referral service and impermissible advertising

Source | 2017-06-26T18:40:52+00:00 Nov 14th, 2005|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Texas lawyers may not pay a fee to be listed on a for-profit Internet site that obtains information from potential clients about their legal problems and forwards that information to one or more lawyers who paid for listings. Such an Internet matching service is a prohibited lawyer referral service and not permissible advertising. Texas State Bar Professional Ethics Comm., Op. 561 (August 2005)

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