24 ABA Journal Client Protection articles.
Expert witnesses can make or break your case. In her new book, Janet S. Kole shares how you can make the most out of your witness.
Aug 8, 2019 1:16 PM CDT
A fired in-house lawyer may sue his former employer for breach of contract and violation of public policy, despite an ethics rule that “robustly protects” a client’s right to terminate a lawyer at any time, for any reason, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled in a 6-3 decision.
Jul 25, 2019 3:31 PM CDT
Jul 15, 2019 11:05 AM CDT
A former Boston law firm has been awarded $900,000 in its suit claiming that departing lawyers breached their duty of loyalty when they took the firm’s electronic database of files…
Jun 28, 2019 12:40 PM CDT
Maine has adopted an ABA model rule that bars discrimination and harassment by lawyers.
Maine is the second state to adopt Rule 8.4(g) of the ABA Model Rules of Professional…
Jun 13, 2019 11:39 AM CDT
A Cincinnati-area lawyer has been disbarred in Ohio for sending a woman an invoice for nearly $10,000 for his legal services after he had agreed to represent her for free.…
Jun 3, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
A former Atlanta lawyer convicted of felony murder in the fatal shooting of his wife is arguing that only he has the right to represent her estate—and that means a…
May 20, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
A New Jersey lawyer has been disbarred for dropping work on two bankruptcy cases, vanishing from New Jersey and keeping retainers of $1,500 and $1,410.
One of the clients learned…
May 2, 2019 1:52 PM CDT
Social media is a way that people can share their triumphs—or be the cause of their ignominious defeats. The same medium that lets grandparents coo over their grandchildren also can…
Apr 3, 2019 11:26 AM CDT