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The New York State bar's ethics committee concluded earlier this summer that law firms may not list anything under the "Specialties" section on the social media career networking site LinkedIn. So Bloomberg reports.

 

An individual lawyer may do so, however, provided he or she has been “certified as a specialist in a particular area of the law” by a private organization authorized to grant such recognition and “prominently” displays a disclaimer that certifications granted by organizations in other jurisdictions are “not recognized by any governmental authority within the State of New York.”

 

Read the full article from Bloomberg here.

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