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Robert Pelletier. Photo: Facebook. Robert Pelletier. Photo: The Law Office of David A. Taylor P.A.’s Facebook page.

A Florida attorney who used imagery of a pit bull for law firm advertisements has irked The Florida Bar, which filed an ethics complaint accusing him of violating six bar rules.

Pit bulls — which are banned in Miami-Dade County because of their “inbred propensity to attack other animals” — summon connotations of power and aggression. But should that mean lawyers can’t use them in commercials?

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Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean is ALM's Florida bureau chief, overseeing the Daily Business Review. Email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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