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An Intentionally Funny Lawyer Ad

Via Above the Law, here's Austin attorney Pete Reid's new ad, which is pretty great. According to the ad, at least, he's good at lots of things besides jury trials:   I'd hire him, even if he didn't really save…


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This Defense Attorney Got “Street Knowledge,” Yo

Also a good sense of humor, though you may disagree with his message.   Or you may not. Accused criminals are entitled to a defense and defending them is an honorable profession, even though many of the accused will in…


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Some Words About That Badass Lawyer Ad [Updated]

It is, in fact, totally badass. With that out of the way, here are a few minor criticisms. First of all, lawyer advertising of course has to be true and not misleading. Beyond that, lawyers have a First Amendment right…



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More on that Atrocious Lawyer Ad [Updated]

Seriously! Sorry, I should be more specific—this is the atrocious lawyer ad I mentioned last week that featured the appallingly stereotypical depiction of a Chinese person. See "No, I Don't See Anything Wrong With This Lawyer Ad. Why Do You Ask?" (Nov….




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WWII Legal Ad Compared Clients to Nazis

Well, technically, just to the Wehrmacht: "If like Poland you're not ready for the onslaught, you too could be ruthlessly torn apart and partitioned between rival dictatorships! Let Bobbs-Merrill intervene on your behalf." This is from an interesting article by…


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Attorney’s Ad Reminds Potential Clients He Is Alive

Normally, if you felt it was necessary to take out an ad to tell people you were still alive, it'd be safe to say that business wasn't going well. This is probably the one exception to that rule: The two…


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Your Head + Lincoln’s Body = Instant Credibility

Sure, you could spend years actually developing a reputation for trustworthiness and plain-spoken honesty, or you could just Photoshop your head onto the body of somebody who's already done that. This lawyer in the Philadelphia area has chosen the more…