December 13, 2022

The Catchy Jingle and Ubiquitous Billboards of Cellino & Barnes

Decoder Ring, Slate

Legal ethics attorney Trisha Rich joined an episode of Slate's Decoder Ring podcast to discuss attorney advertising. The episode focuses on Cellino & Barnes, a now-defunct New York personal injury firm that became famous for its ads, especially its jingle. Ms. Rich talked about the history of the regulation of attorney advertising, including the 1977 case Bates v. State Bar of Arizona, in which the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of lawyers to advertise their services.

Duration: 40:26

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