Ky. R. Sup. Ct. 3.130(7.40)

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.