YouTube can be a tool to reach, engage, and attract potential clients. It is also a graveyard of videos past, archiving everything from the absurd to the ethically questionable.

Comment 3 to Rule 7.2 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct points out that questions of effectiveness and taste in advertising are “matters of speculation and subjective judgment.” Although dignity and good taste are open to interpretation, the ABA has encouraged lawyers to consider advertising that reflects the ABA’s aspirational goals.

From Washington to Maine to South Carolina, state bar associations have imposed additional limits, but here are some YouTube videos and televised advertisements that apparently still made the cut.