This blog entry in Solo Practice University, focuses on tips for lawyers who wish to blog. Again, it informs lawyers of the rules that they “might” be subject to. It directs solo practitioners to several Rules of Professional Conduct regarding whether blogs constitute advertising. The blog indicates that under Texas Rule 7.02 blogs are not advertising if they “consist of commentary or educational information.” However, how can a lawyer be sure that their blog fits in this category?
Does a blog such as this one help or hurt the legal community? Isn’t this sort of information giving lawyers a false sense of security when it comes to blogging?