103 ABA Journal Client Protection articles.
Mar 21, 2023 10:14 AM CDT
The New York Supreme Court’s appellate division is whittling down the types of justice system involvement that would-be lawyers have to disclose when applying for bar admission. The changes are intended “to better promote equity and fairness in the character and fitness interview process.”
Mar 20, 2023 9:35 AM CDT
Disbarred trial lawyer Tom Girardi’s efforts to buy relationships and exercise influence at the State Bar of California likely caused some ethics complaints against him to be improperly closed, according to an outside review released Friday.
Mar 13, 2023 9:33 AM CDT
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A former judge in Missouri has been suspended for at least two years after he was recorded threatening to reveal the affairs of a rival’s husband if she ran against him in the judicial election.
Feb 7, 2023 10:21 AM CST
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“‘Reasonable Doubt,’ a relatively new series that first aired in the fall on Hulu, is the next offering with high hopes of capitalizing on the public’s love for legal procedurals with a criminal focus,” writes lawyer and ABA Journal columnist Adam Banner.
Jan 9, 2023 12:28 PM CSTdisbarred in June after he was accused of failing to pay settlement funds to clients in three separate matters.
Nov 7, 2022 11:34 AM CST
A former California lawyer has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for collecting legal fees from clients and then using phony legal documents to persuade them that he was winning their cases.
Oct 6, 2022 11:56 AM CDT
Sep 20, 2022 9:38 AM CDT
Updated: The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear Dentons’ appeal of a malpractice verdict requiring it to pay $32.3 million to a former corporate client that had to find new lawyers after the law firm was tossed from a patent case.
Aug 31, 2022 10:12 AM CDT
Massachusetts’ highest appellate court has instructed lawyers about when to stay quiet about evidence that could incriminate their clients.
Aug 23, 2022 2:00 PM CDT