New ABA Attorney Ad Rules Have Pitfalls for Attorneys Who Use the Internet and Social Media; Veteran Online Legal Marketing Attorney Michael J. Evans Explains the Change

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The ABA recently adopted changes to the ethics rules that apply to lawyers who use the Internet and social media to get clients. Internet legal marketing Michael J. Evans has posted an analysis of the changes at AttorneyMarketingOnline.com.

Attorney Michael J. Evans

Attorney Michael J. Evans

Attorneys who get clients from the Internet need to quickly get updated on the new ABA advertising rules.

The ABA recently adopted changes to the ethics rules that apply to lawyers who use the Internet, online lead generation services, and social media to get clients. Veteran online legal marketing attorney and consultant Michael J. Evans has just concluded a 3-part series of articles analyzing the new changes so that lawyers are aware of the potential ethical pitfalls. The articles are posted on Evans' attorney marketing online website.

"Attorneys who get clients from the Internet need to quickly get updated on the new ABA advertising rules," Evans said. "There are several rule changes, and the ABA addressed the issue of lawyers buying leads from lead-generation firms or non-lawyers by adding 62 words of guidance to an advertising rule comment."

About Michael J. Evans

Michael J. Evans is an attorney who uses cutting-edge technology and innovative Internet marketing to help clients and lawyers connect nationwide. Evans has spent the last twelve years using the Internet to simplify the legal process and allow clients anywhere in the U.S. to hire top-notch attorneys.

Evans helped pioneer law firm Internet marketing twelve years ago by organizing alliances of law firms to offer legal services to clients nationwide. Evans formed "legal alliances" with law firms in 42 states, representing people nationwide in mass tort cases involving defective drugs, medical devices, and other dangerous products.

Evans continues to organize national law firm alliances to help attorneys connect with clients, making it easy for clients anywhere in the U.S. to hire qualified lawyers.
In addition to conducting his own mass tort law practice, Evans also provides marketing services to law firms which represent individuals. Among these services are mass tort marketing, online legal marketing, social media marketing, attorney video production and distribution, mobile advertising and apps, and public relations services.

For more information about legal marketing and social media for law firms, see Evans’ attorney marketing website or his blog, Michael J. Evans: Law + Marketing + Technology. Evans is the owner of The Law Offices of Michael J. Evans, LLC in Birmingham, Alabama.

Attorney advertising disclaimer: The attorney responsible for the content of this advertisement is Michael J. Evans of the Law Offices of Michael J. Evans, 2120 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233. No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

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