Archives for December 2015
By: Arend J. Abel, Attorney
Despite what many Indiana lawyers believe, client testimonials are no longer absolutely barred by the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct. They used to be, until January of 2011, when a set of amendments to the rules took effect. Until that time, former Rule 7.2(d)(3) expressly prohibited “use of any form of public communication which . . . contains a testimonial about or endorsement of a lawyer.” Testimonials aren’t even mentioned in the text of the current rules.