OPINION 169
March 1958

SOLICITATION - PROFESSIONAL CARDS - NOTICE OF SPECIALIZED LEGAL SERVICES - NEWSPAPERS - For an attorney to run a card in a newspaper showing his name, that he is an attorney and his field would be improper.

Canons 24, 3942.

Question

Would it be a violation of the Canons of Ethics for a lawyer to run the following card in his local newspaper:

John Doe
Attorney at Law
Wills, Estates and Estate Planning

Opinion

It would be a violation. See Opinion 68. (9-0)