7963 ABA Journal Ethics articles.
Dec 5, 2022 2:53 PM CST
A Las Vegas lawyer has been disbarred for forming a law firm with a nonlawyer who held himself out as an attorney, met with clients and provided legal advice.
Dec 5, 2022 11:59 AM CST
Dec 1, 2022 10:47 AM CST
Currently, disbarment is always permanent in New Jersey and a minority of other states. In some other states, including Louisiana, disbarment can either be permanent or temporary. But in the majority of states and in the District of Columbia, disbarred lawyers may apply for readmission after a period of time—often at least five years.
Dec 1, 2022 1:10 AM CST
A Georgia judge is facing a 58-count ethics complaint alleging that he made improper gender-based and intemperate comments, tried to influence cases involving acquaintances, and participated in a promotional video and Facebook fundraiser for a children’s advocacy center.
Nov 30, 2022 12:29 PM CST
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An assistant New York attorney general who was once nominated for a federal judgeship is defending his litigation decisions after a federal judge ordered him to show cause why he shouldn’t be sanctioned.
Nov 29, 2022 8:50 AM CST
Updated: A Michigan judge has been accused of falsely claiming that the owner of a bicycle shop assaulted her during a dispute over the rental of a bicycle.
Nov 28, 2022 12:56 PM CST
Nov 28, 2022 10:53 AM CST
An Ohio lawyer has been accused in an ethics complaint of depositing his feces into a potato chip can and then tossing it into the parking lot of a victims advocacy center.
Nov 23, 2022 11:46 AM CST
A lawyer is denying allegations that she solicited Hurricane Ian clients using a truck designed to look like an operation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency or a state-run site. The lawyer said the Florida Bar’s petition for her emergency suspension is based on “a clear misunderstanding of the underlying facts and circumstances in this matter.”
Nov 23, 2022 9:35 AM CST
A trial court erred when it allowed a lawyer to testify about a client’s alleged threats against a prosecutor during two private conversations in the courthouse hallway, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals has ruled.
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