Confirming an ethics opinion, The Florida Bar's Standing Committee on Advertising held recently that Florida Lawyers cannot ask clients or former clients to evaluate their services on the web site of a national lawyer rating service.
It's a violation of Bar Rule 4-7.2(c)(1)(J) prohibiting the use of testimonials in lawyer ads.
The full story is in the new issue of The Florida Bar News
So how am I doing? Nevermind, don't answer that, especially if you're a client.
Located in Miami, Florida, Brian Tannebaum practices Bar Admission and Discipline and Criminal Defense. Read his free ebook The Truth About Hiring A Criminal Defense Lawyer. Please visit www.tannebaumweiss.com