CARL KISS was arguably born to be a trial lawyer. He has always fought for the... more
CARL KISS was arguably born to be a trial lawyer. He has always fought for the things he believes in, and only accepts cases in which he believes. Carl graduated from a Top Ten law school (New York University School of Law) in 1983, and has had no desire to live anywhere but Oregon ever since. Carls legal career could not have started any better. His first work as a young lawyer was for Charl... view profile
I decided to become a lawyer because I love to help people. I realize this would... more
I decided to become a lawyer because I love to help people. I realize this would typically classify me as a "nerd" or an "outcast" in many social circumstances, but it is perfect for me to hold these traits as a lawyer. Often times the very content that drives my clients into fits of anxiety is what I enjoy -- the details and interpretation of the law. I have always been very detail-orient... view profile
Advertising lawyers specialize in product claims made to consumers. Different products have different rules—for example, cigarette ads may not be shown on television, and prescription drug ads must include information about side effects. Advertising laws require truthful product descriptions on packaging and labels. Other laws prohibit bait-and-switch strategies, where an unavailable, cheap product is advertised to lure you in for a more expensive one. If you are marketing a product, an advertising lawyer can help ensure that your marketing messages comply with advertising laws. You would also consult an advertising attorney if you have made a purchase based on an advertised claim that you now believe to be false.