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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 8.1. Workers' Compensation Advertising by Non-Attorneys and Non-Physicians; Prohibition of False or Misleading Advertising

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§9826. Advertisement by Unlicensed Attorney.

No person shall advertise as or on behalf of a non-attorney advisor or representative whose California license to practice law is suspended or revoked when the advertisement is published, without stating in the advertisement: "The advertiser is a representative [or an advisor] whose license to practice law has been suspended [or revoked]." This notice shall be advertised in the same manner (size, typeface, display, etc.) required for the notice specified in Section 9823(b). This section does not permit advertising by a person whose right to practice before the WCAB, as well as his license to practice law, is suspended or revoked.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 59, 13, 139.43(b) and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 7, 139.43(a), (b), (d), 139.45 and 5430-5434, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 12-31-93; operative 1-1-94. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 93, No. 53).

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