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Adopted | amendments to Rules 7.1-7.5 governing lawyer advertising. Approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia. Effective July 1, 2017.

Effective July 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Virginia amended rules 7.1 through 7.5, which govern lawyer advertising. The amendments simplify and modernize the lawyer advertising rules in light of changes caused by the rise of Internet marketing and communications. 

View the Supreme Court of Virginia order (PDF file)

Updated: April 19, 2017