As amended through May 19, 2023
Rule SCR 3.130(7.40) - Communication of fields of practice(1) A lawyer may communicate the fact that the lawyer does or does not practice in particular fields of law. (2) A lawyer admitted to engage in patent practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office may use the designation "Patent Lawyer" or a substantially similar designation.(3) A lawyer engaged in admiralty practice may use the designation "Admiralty", "Proctor in Admiralty", or SUbstantially similar designation. (4) A lawyer shall not state or imply that a lawyer is certified as a specialist in a particular field of law, unless: (a) the lawyer has been certified as a specialist by an organization which has been approved by an appropriate state authority or that has been accredited by the American Bar Association; (b) the name of the certifying organization is clearly identified in the communication; and(c) the communication occurs only for as long as the lawyer remains so certified and in good standing.
Ky. R. Sup. Ct. SCR 3.130(7.40)Adopted by Order 2015-20, eff. 1/1/2016.