Legal Ethics

Bar Associations

Fired California bar leader allegedly misled trustees, leaked report says

Legal Ethics

Client says lawyer hypnotized her into sex acts; emergency license suspension sought

Law Practice Management

Lawyer is reprimanded for including noncompete provision in associate’s contract

Legal Ethics

Lawyer gets stayed suspension for secretly paying sanctions from law firm account, billing client

Legal Ethics

Lawyer accused in passed-note cover-up may be bounced from case, 1st Circuit says

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is disbarred for ‘inexplicable incompetence’ (see video of his argument in Jefferson garb)

Bar Associations

Fired bar leader’s suit is baseless and his whistleblower claims are ‘bewildering,’ Calif. bar says

Bar Associations

Fired California bar leader sues ‘with heavy heart,’ alleges ‘egregious improprieties’

Legal Ethics

Disciplinary counsel seeks judge’s suspension, says morning cases are often called in midafternoon

Legal Ethics

It’s unethical for prosecutors to lend out letterhead to debt collectors, ABA opinion says

Criminal Justice

Ex-traffic judge takes felony conflict-of-interest plea, hopes for house arrest

Careers

Once described as ‘creepy’ in judge’s opinion, former Sedgwick partner says he’s been vindicated

Privacy Law

Lawyer for Jameis Winston tweets accuser’s name; could he be held liable?

Judiciary

Judge admonished for rude remarks; he called litigants a ‘train wreck’ and a ‘total human disaster’

Legal Ethics

Lawyer sanctioned $1M for allowing smoking reference in med-mal trial

Legal Ethics

Federal appeals court blasts attorney for forwarding chief judge’s congratulatory email

Judiciary

Judge accused of sexual harassment wins appeals court seat

Criminal Justice

Lawyer accused in money-laundering sting allegedly told agent his name stood for ‘for love of money’

First Amendment

Former staff attorney for Texas appeals court sues chief justice over firing

Criminal Justice

Former Virginia lawyer gets six years for stealing from clients, relatives