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Rule change on ‘specialist’ for Md. lawyers draws zero complaints

In the year and a half since Maryland lawyers were permitted to use the word “specialize” when advertising their area of practice, it appears attorneys have transitioned smoothly into the rule change and have not attracted complaints for false or ...

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Md. lawyers still in gray area with rule change on ‘specialist’

Maryland lawyers, as of this month, are allowed to use the word “specialize” when advertising their area of practice. But because the word was prohibited for so long, attorneys and those who enforce the Maryland Lawyers’ Rules of Professional Conduct ...

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Rules Committee proposes letting Md. attorneys call themselves ‘specialists’

Maryland attorneys have long been prohibited from advertising themselves as “specialists” in a particular area of law. But a proposed change to the Maryland Rules would lift that ban, largely due to concern over whether it is constitutional. The Maryland ...

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