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Prohibited advertisement or
solicitation In re: Tagorda, 53 Phil. 37 (1929)
But solicitation of business by circulars or advertisements.
or by personal communications or interview not warranted by
personal relations, is unprofessional.
It is equally unprofessional to procure business by
indirection through touters of any kind. whether allied real
estate firms or trust companies advertising to secure the
drawing of deeds or wills or offering retainers in exchange
for executorships or trusteeships to be influenced by the
Indirect advertisement for business by furnishing or
inspiring newspaper comments concerning the manner of their
conduct, the magnitude of the interest involved, the
importance of the lawyer's position, and all other like
self-laudation. defy the traditions and lower the tone of
our high calling, and are intolerable.
Best mode of advertisement
The most worthy and effective advertisement possible, even
for a young lawyer, and especially with his brother lawyers,
is the establishment of a well-merited reputation for
professional capacity and fidelity to trust. This cannot be
forced, but must be the outcome of character and conduct. -
In re: Tagorda, 53 Phil. 37 (1929)...
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