OPINION 85
November 1953

PROFESSIONAL CARDS - An attorney may not include on his professional card that he is a claim representative, stating the name of the insurance company that employs him and its address

Canon 39.

Question

Would it be a violation of the Canons of Ethics for a lawyer for an insurance company to use the following card?

Joe J. Dokes
Attorney at Law
Claim Representative
"X" Insurance Company
1234 Jackson Tower
San Antonio Texas
Phone Belmont 1234

Opinion

The committee is of the opinion that the above card would violate Canon 39, which provides that the professional card may contain only a statement of the attorney's name, profession, address, telephone number, and special branches of the profession practiced. (8-2)