New Jersey Ethics Ruling on Internet attorney-client matching company

Lead-Generation Website Found to be Misleading for Failure to List Participating Attorneys

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A website designed to generate leads for 15 bankruptcy attorneys is not an impermissible referral service. However, it violated NJ ethics rules for being misleading by not listing participating lawyers and stating the lawyers paid to get leads based on their zip codes.

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Reference Info:State, 3rd Circuit, New Jersey | United States

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