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Benjamin Cowgill
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Lexington, Kentucky 40504

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Kentucky Attorney Advertising Rules & Regulations

The Supreme Court of Kentucky regulates the advertisement of legal services in the Commonwealth. It does so through a series of Supreme Court Rules in Part 7 of the Kentucky Rules of Professional Conduct (Supreme Court Rule 3.130), which is titled "Information About Legal Services."  

Pursuant to those Rules, the Kentucky Attorneys' Advertising Commission (AAC) has adopted regulations that set forth requirements for the submission of advertisements and standards for the review of those advertisements.



Attorney Advertising Rules

To view the text of a Rule, click on the link in the table below. To return to this index, use the "back" button of your browser.

This table provides direct links to the official text of the Rules as published on the public-access website of West Publishing Company, a Thomson business. Please note that any page accessed from a link below is a page on West's web site and should not be reproduced except in accordance with West's copyright policies. Links are provided on this page for the sole purpose of educating authorized users and potential users of West products and services.




Attorneys' Advertising Commission

Advertising of fees

Filing of advertisements

Advisory opinions

Review of filings

Open records

Direct contact with prospective clients

Waiver and forfeiture of fees for prohibited solicitation

Communications concerning a lawyers' service


Identification of advertisements

Communications of fields of practice

Firm names and letterheads

Kentucky Disaster Plan

Attorney Advertising Regulations (AAC Regulations 1-12)

The Attorney Advertising Regulations particularize some of the requirements of the Suprmee Court Rules listed above. 

Click here to view the text of the Attorney Advertising Regulations (PDF file).



Benjamin Cowgill, Counselor and Attorney at Law

2333 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40504      (859) 225-5236

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2006 Benjamin Cowgill

This page was last updated on 12/11/2006