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Be Careful What You Promise

/ 19.Aug, 2011

Managing client expectations is one of the foremost weapons in an attorney’s malpractice avoidance arsenal.  Clients who know what is coming are much less likely . . .

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Coming to America

/ 16.Aug, 2011

We have blogged before about internet scams addressed to attorneys.  On Friday, Nigeria’s anti-graft agency announced the extradition of Emmanuel Ekhator to the United States. . . .

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Twenty-Eight Years

/ 11.Aug, 2011

Former Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas Judge, Mark A. Ciavarella, Jr., was sentenced this morning to 28 years imprisonment in the now infamous “cash . . .

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Beg, borrow, steal?

/ 01.Aug, 2011

We have written before on the dangers of “easy money” for lawyers.  This morning’s paper brings news of another lawyer facing fraud charges for accepting . . .

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To friend request, or not to friend request, that is the question

/ 29.Jul, 2011

With Google about to launch Google+, its own social networking site, to rival the reigning king of social networks, Facebook, it is a good time . . .

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Social Networking Revisited

/ 29.Jul, 2011

We have received considerable response to our initial foray into an analysis of the evidentiary value of social networking.  Plaintiffs may present one face to . . .

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Funky Malpractice

/ 26.Jul, 2011

Malpractice litigation has a funky new participant.  Parliament Funkadelic star George Clinton has sued his former attorneys for allegedly failing to bring a RICO action on . . .

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Guilty

/ 13.Jul, 2011

As expected, former Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia attorney Roosevelt Hairston, has pled guilty to stealing $1.7 million dollars from that institution.  For further information on . . .

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2011 Discipline Review

/ 13.Jul, 2011

With a little more than half of the year gone, it is a good time to take a look at why lawyers have been receiving . . .

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Pennsylvania Governor Signs “Fair Share Act” into law

/ 12.Jul, 2011

On June 28, 2011, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Senate Bill 1131, also known as the “Fair Share Act”, which amends the Comparative . . .

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