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The ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility released additional guidance Wednesday on one of the most debated rules of professional conduct in recent memory.
Jul 15, 2020 10:50 AM CDT
A Dorsey & Whitney blog post about a lawyer's failed class action lawsuit wasn't defamatory, the New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday.
Jul 13, 2020 10:50 AM CDT
A Florida lawyer has been suspended after sending a string of disparaging emails and text messages to the treasurer of a condo association.
Jul 10, 2020 11:57 AM CDT
Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton warned state judges Monday that they could face judicial discipline if they continue to ignore COVID-19 health guidelines.
Jul 7, 2020 4:43 PM CDT
A former partner at Goldberg Segalla in its Pennsylvania office has been suspended for three years for settling cases without informing the insurer who hired his law firm.
Jul 7, 2020 12:14 PM CDT
9th Circuit blocks rule restricting asylum claims
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco has upheld a block on a Trump administration rule that denies asylum to…
Jul 6, 2020 4:37 PM CDT
An administrative law judge and government lawyer have been suspended from law practice for participating in an email chain with a group of lawyers calling themselves the “Forum of Hate.”
Jul 1, 2020 1:21 PM CDT
A federal judge has been publicly admonished after he wrote a law review article calling Senate testimony by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. “a masterpiece of disingenuousness.”
Jun 30, 2020 4:37 PM CDT
Chicago lawyer Joel Brodsky, best known for representing an Illinois police officer convicted of murdering one of his ex-wives, should be suspended for two years for misconduct, the Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission said Tuesday.
Jun 26, 2020 10:25 AM CDT
: A former Fox Rothschild partner who was sentenced to federal prison for insider trading may start the reinstatement process to practice law again, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled earlier this week.
Jun 26, 2020 9:49 AM CDT
New York’s top court has ordered the ouster of a part-time judge who referred to a lawyer as a "c- - - on wheels" and "eyelashes" in emails to clients.
Jun 24, 2020 9:56 AM CDT
Prosecutor to testify that Trump ally was treated better
A prosecutor who resigned in the Roger Stone case plans to tell Congress on Wednesday that his supervisors told him that…
Jun 23, 2020 4:44 PM CDT
A Pennsylvania lawyer has consented to disbarment after his conviction for defrauding his law firm out of $3.4 million by secretly referring its personal injury clients to outside lawyers for a cut of the fees generated.
Jun 23, 2020 10:22 AM CDT
Lawyer pleads guilty in illegal adoption scheme
A lawyer and former assessor in Maricopa County, Arizona, pleaded guilty Friday to human smuggling and communications fraud in connection with an Jun 22, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Like most lawyers, you’ve probably been working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Between the quarantines and social distancing requirements, you didn’t have much of a choice. Obviously, you’re not alone, since remote working has become the new normal for most businesses during the pandemic, writes lawyer and author Nicole Black of MyCase.
Jun 22, 2020 2:41 PM CDT
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