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December 14, 2012
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Revised rules clean up controls over lawyer ads

The state Supreme Court, attempting to ensure that Nevadans aren’t swayed by misleading or bogus information when they seek legal help, has signed off on revisions to the rules governing lawyer advertising.State Bar President Frank Flaherty said the revisions were made in November after what he termed “an extended shake-down cruise” testing 2007 changes to rules that were originally written because of numerous complaints from the public and from some lawyers objecting to other attorneys’ ads.“There were major revisions to the rules in 2007,” he said. “The rules at that time were attempting to regulate taste. That becomes subjective and …

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