Good? Proposed Ban On In Person Lawyer Solictation


Proposed amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct that govern lawyer advertising and communications by lawyers with prospective clients would prohibit in-person solicitation in all matters, not just those involving personal injury cases. The change is premised (presumably), in part, on the notion expressed in proposed Comment 1 to Rule 7.3 that “A person in need of legal services for a divorce, bankruptcy, or criminal defense may be just as overwhelmed and vulnerable to suggestion as a person in need of legal services in cases involving personal injury or wrongful death.”

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