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Dewey Dismal System- Implosion

/ 03.May, 2012

One of the largest law firms in New York City appears to be imploding.  Dewey & LeBoeuf partners have been encouraged to look for work elsewhere, . . .

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$34.5 Million Verdict in Legal Malpractice Case

/ 01.May, 2012

A Los Angeles jury awarded $34.5 million dollars to a group of investors who had brought a legal malpractice action against the law firm Holland . . .

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Morgan Lewis Professional Liability Case Revived

/ 24.Apr, 2012

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has breathed new life into a decade old legal malpractice and fraud action against Morgan Lewis.  The action involves . . .

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Expanded Protections for Lawyers Working for the Government

/ 20.Apr, 2012

On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Filarsky v. Delia.  The Court unanimously held that a private attorney, hired . . .

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The Nigerian Scam Saga Continues

/ 16.Apr, 2012

We have previously written about the particular dangers law firms face from e-mail scams.  Two interesting items have recently cometo our attention.  In Minnesota, a law . . .

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New Jersey Supreme Court Censures Attorney for “Grossly Deficient” Records

/ 12.Apr, 2012

After the recommendations of four months suspension from the New Jersey Disciplinary Review board and even disbarment from the state Office of Attorney Ethics, the . . .

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Former Cozen Associate Suspended for 30 Months

/ 11.Apr, 2012

Matthew Francis Henry, a former Cozen O’Connor associate, has been suspended from practicing for 30 months by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for extravagant false billings . . .

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Legal Ethics

/ 05.Apr, 2012

The Guardian published an interesting article on legal ethics and the difficulty in getting lawyers to do what is “right.” -Josh J.T. Byrne, Esquire (H.T.- B.C.B.)

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A Touch of Grey

/ 04.Apr, 2012

It is no secret that our population is aging.  According to the Department of Health and Human Services, persons 65 years or older numbered 39.6 . . .

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Arrest in Luzerne County Ponzi Case

/ 02.Apr, 2012

We have previously discussed the frequent involvement of lawyers in Ponzi schemes.  A 77-year-old Pennsylvania lawyer is now facing federal counts for allegations of a Ponzi . . .

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