An Advertising Primer: Part 1, Vol. 49, No. 3 RES GESTAE 19 (October 2005)

The modern era of lawyer advertising dawned on June 27, 1977, when the U.S. Supreme Court decided Bates v. State Bar of Arizona, 433 U.S. 350 (1977).  Most legal ethics codes in effect at the time, including Indiana’s, prohibited lawyers from advertising their services to the public.  The U.S. Supreme Court held that publicity about [...]