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Advertising Review

Effective June 1, 2015, the Advertising Review application fee will increase from $75 to $100. The fee increase is the first in over 14 years and is to offset rising costs in operating the department.

Our Advertising Review Department is responsible for reviewing your advertisements and solicitation communications as required by Part VII of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct*.

Advertising review requirements help ensure that attorney public marketing efforts comply with ethical requirements created by the Supreme Court of Texas.

Advertising Review Rules, Interpretive Comments, and Opinions

Read about the rules, changes and exceptions to the rules, and a before and after comparison. Also read and download comments and opinions.

Mandatory Submission Steps

Follow these steps when submitting an advertisement or solicitation communication for review.

What Types of Advertisements Must Be Submitted?

Find out if your advertisement must be submitted for review.


* Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct (Effective 6/1/05) [PDF]: : All licensed Texas attorneys must follow these rules.

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Application Form

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Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct

Download a pdf of Part VII of the rules regarding information about legal services (lawyer advertising).

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