Legal Ethics

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer gets 10-year sentence for role in stealing $3.8M from elderly victims

Legal Ethics

Plea deal rejected for 3 partners in claimed DUI set-up of opposing trial counsel

Trials & Litigation

Former Willkie partner accused of defrauding her firm faces scrutiny in credit-card cases

Legal Ethics

Partner to give up law license to end state bar probe of opposing counsel’s DUI arrest during trial

Legal Ethics

Falsifying employment info on job application merits lawyer’s suspension, ethics review board says

Legal Ethics

Arson-deaths prosecutor is accused of not disclosing informant deal; defendant was executed in 2004

Legal Ethics

Former Sidley partner who faked $69K in cab receipts is suspended

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred attorney charged in claimed $44M foreclosure rescue scheme; bail is set at $17.8M

Legal Ethics

Judge is reprimanded for telling jurors she thought their verdict was wrong

Legal Ethics

Hagens Berman argument ‘gives new meaning to frivolous,’ judge says; sanctions imposed

Judiciary

Former state chief justice is ashamed of the fundraising process

Legal Ethics

Top state court rebuffs judge’s constitutional challenge to moonlighting ban

Judiciary

Allegation of sexual misconduct by federal judge in 1998 will be investigated by committee

Legal Ethics

Ruling gets lawyer a 1-year suspension for misconduct

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is publicly censured for not disclosing teen shoplifting arrest on bar application

Asked and Answered

How can attorneys get help without harming their careers? (podcast with transcript)

Legal Ethics

Ethics opinion: It’s OK to ‘practice’ after selling a law practice to assist in the transition

Features

Lawyers who self-medicate to deal with stress sometimes steal from those they vowed to protect

Cover Story

Valuing and selling a firm takes time, matchmaker skills

Ethics

Florida Bar restrictions on lawyer ads which cite past results is struck down by federal court