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Louisiana Legal Ethics by Dane S. Ciolino - 2M ago
These lawyers were the subject of Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary orders or Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board recommendations published during the month of March 2019. Louisiana Supreme Court In re Shannon ...
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On March 15, 2019, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia suspended a lawyer for three months for false billing practices. See Lawyer Disciplinary Bd. v. Hassan, No. 16-1210 ...
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A disgruntled lawyer dissatisfied with a trial judge’s ruling appealed from what he characterized as a “disgraceful order,” that reflected the trial court’s “succubustic adoption of the defense position, and ...
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On February 8, 2019, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania suspended a lawyer/prosecutor for creating a fake Facebook page in an effort to catch criminals. See Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. ...
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A recent advisory ethics opinion addresed whether it is “permissible for an attorney to include an indemnification provision in a retainer agreement at the commencement of representation that requires the ...
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Louisiana Legal Ethics by Dane S. Ciolino - 3M ago
These lawyers were the subject of Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary orders or Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board recommendations published during the month of February 2019. Louisiana Supreme Court Oscar Augusto Araujo. ...
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On February 14, 2019, the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 485 providing that a judge “may not decline to perform marriages of same-sex couples ...
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The District of Columbia Rules of Professional Conduct Review Committee has become the most recent body to propose an anti-discrimination and anti-harassment rule of professional conduct in the wake of ...
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If a Louisiana lawyer were were to read just one post on this blog all year, this should be it. Here are the top seven1 developments in Louisiana legal ethics ...
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Thousands of complaints are filed against Louisiana lawyers each year. Many are caused by simple mistakes and innocent misunderstandings about what the rules of conduct require. If you are like most lawyers, questions ...
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