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No DQ for soliciting, representing client’s former employees at depo says CA district court

USA - May 21 2020 Defense counsel did not act beyond the scope of their pro hac vice admission by contacting some of their client’s former employees and offering to...

Sexy texts, unauthorized practice spell suspension for OH lawyer

USA - May 14 2020 An Ohio lawyer crossed a border and also a line, leading to a two-year suspension and a restitution order under an opinion the state supreme court...

Quick malpractice settlement with uncounseled client merits suspension, says TN court

USA - May 7 2020 Falling below the standard of care in providing legal services to a client can of course bring a malpractice claim down on your head and as we’ve...

Can you buy groceries for a client? NYC bar urges ethics rule reform

USA - May 1 2020 Lawyers should be allowed to help provide “basic financial assistance to indigent clients such as money for groceries, clothes or medical supplies,”...

Ethics and risk management: What will the “new normal” look like?

USA - April 24 2020 When we scheduled our daughter’s wedding for March 15 in New York City, little did we know how surreal the world would be by then. The wedding did...