7516 ABA Journal Ethics articles.
Mental health and lawyer ethics experts are warning that financial stress and isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic may push lawyers to act imprudently or unethically.
Feb 26, 2021 12:01 PM CST
California opens applications for retroactive bar admission
Provisional licensure applications, for people who recently did not pass the California bar exam but would have with the new cut score, are…
Feb 25, 2021 3:39 PM CST
A suspended Pennsylvania lawyer pleaded guilty Monday to identity theft and related offenses for opening credit cards using the identities of his ex-wife and former mother-in-law.
Feb 24, 2021 9:50 AM CST
Sometimes you just have to tear something down and start over again—like when you were a child and built a house of blocks or constructed a bridge with your Erector set, and it came tumbling down. You discovered too late that the foundation was not strong. It needed a redo.
Feb 24, 2021 9:23 AM CST
Lawyer refers election lawyer for discipline
U.S. District Judge James Boasberg of the District of Columbia has referred a Minneapolis lawyer to a court grievance committee for possible discipline after…
Feb 23, 2021 4:39 PM CST
West Virginia lawyer who fled the country has pleaded guilty to a felony charge after being accused of overbilling for criminal defense work.
Feb 23, 2021 11:28 AM CST
Gordon Caplan, the former co-chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, has been suspended from law practice for two years for participating in the college admissions scandal.
Feb 19, 2021 11:23 AM CST
A former administrative law judge in New York has been censured for punching a legal aid lawyer outside a Manhattan party in October 2016.
Feb 19, 2021 10:39 AM CST
This February, we mark Black History Month at a time of sharpened focus on institutional racism, the Black Lives Matter movement and a raging pandemic that has disproportionately impacted minority communities.
Feb 18, 2021 10:47 AM CST
A lawyer who advanced stolen election claims on behalf of former President Donald Trump is asking an “Army of Patriots” to investigate the State Bar of Georgia’s disciplinary board.
Feb 17, 2021 10:35 AM CST
The former public defender in Jacksonville, Florida, has agreed to accept a six-month suspension, partly for firing three women when confronted by his wife.
Feb 12, 2021 1:39 PM CST
Ex-adoption lawyer sentenced for stealing fees
Disbarred adoption lawyer Steven Dubin of Holland, Pennsylvania, was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison for pocketing retainer fees from client who thought…
Feb 11, 2021 4:39 PM CST
A defamation defendant is pointing to a “barrage of false and violent tweets” by pro-Trump lawyer L. Lin Wood Jr. in a bid to oust him from a case in New York federal court.
Feb 11, 2021 2:16 PM CST
A federal appeals court has upheld a $1.5 million restitution order against a Minnesota lawyer who pleaded guilty in a scheme to upload porn to file-sharing websites and then sue people who downloaded it.
Feb 11, 2021 11:20 AM CST
Unlike other relationships, a lawyer-client obligation can spawn without the lawyer even consenting to it, writes Marcel Strigberger.
Feb 10, 2021 1:42 PM CST
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