Iowa Attorney Website with False or Misleading Information
According to Rule 32: 7.1 of the Iowa Rules of Professional Conduct, attorneys are prohibited from using false or misleading information about their services in any communication, including websites that are used for advertising and marketing. Specifically, a lawyer shall not make false or misleading communication about their services. A communications is generally considered false or misleading if it contains material that misrepresents a fact or law or omits a fact necessary to make the statement as a whole not materially misleading.
Additionally, an attorney is required to make any communication concerning their services to be truthful and verifiable.
Any communication involving advertising, including websites, are not permitted to rely on emotional appeal or contain any statement or claim that
relates to the quality of the lawyer's services.