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PROFESSIONAL ETHICS OF THE FLORIDA BAR

OPINION 67-35
November 8, 1967

A law firm anticipating the opening of an additional office in another city coincident with a merger with a firm in that city may announce these events. The announcement may denote the individual names of the various members of the merging firms and the cities in which they will practice.

Canon: 27

Chairman MacDonald stated the opinion of the committee:

A Florida law firm anticipates the opening of an additional office in another city coincident with a merger with a firm in that city, proposing an announcement of these events in the form attached, accompanied by a listing on the interfold of the announcement denoting the individual names of the various members of the merging firms and the cities in which they will practice.

We find no objection to the form of this announcement.

JONES AND JONES

AND

SMITH AND SMITH

Are pleased to announce the
merger of their law practices
and the opening of new offices
in __________, Florida.

The Firm will continue to
practice in Florida from both
the __________ and __________ offices
under the name of Jones, Jones
and Jones.

National Bank Building National Bank Building
_____________, Florida _____________, Florida

[Revised: 08-24-2011]