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Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct Amended

/ 01.Nov, 2013

On October 22, 2013, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ordered the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct be amended effective in 30 days.  The order adopted . . .

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Column by Swartz Campbell Partner on the Legal Intelligencer Website

/ 24.Oct, 2013

Swartz Campbell partner, Josh J.T. Byrne, Esquire, will regularly contribute articles on professional liability for the Legal Intelligencer Website.  Mr. Byrne’s first column was published . . .

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Retired Bucks County Lawyer Indicted for Defrauding Estate of $1.7 Million

/ 23.Oct, 2013

Retired Bucks County attorney, Randolph Scott (no not that Randolph Scott), has been indicted on tax and identity theft charges.  The indictment charges Scott with . . .

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The Ramifications of a Fraudulent Claim

/ 11.Oct, 2013

For years, Robert Peirce & Associates brought thousands of asbestos claims against CSX Transportation, Inc.  Then, CSX turned the tables.  Beginning in 2005, CSX alleged . . .

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Lawyer’s Involvement in Ponzi Schemes

/ 02.Oct, 2013

We have written before on our observation that nearly every Ponzi scheme seems to involve an attorney at one level or another.  Following a three . . .

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Attorneys and Online Reviews

/ 25.Sep, 2013

We have previously written about the many different issues faced by attorneys utilizing Social Media.  The issue is not going away.  Several recent news items . . .

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Another Philadelphia Traffic Judge Pleads Guilty

/ 20.Sep, 2013

Former Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Robert Mulgrew pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud, conspiracy, and filling a false tax return after one day of . . .

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Philadelphia Judges Under the Microscope Again

/ 18.Sep, 2013

Investigations into the conduct of Philadelphia judges are not new.  In July 1903, Lincoln Steffens published his fifth article in a series on municipal corruption. . . .

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Ewwww, Montgomery County Attorney Receives Six Month Suspension for "Up-Skirt" Stalking

/ 12.Sep, 2013

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, on the recommendation of the Disciplinary Board has suspended Montgomery County attorney Clayton William Boulware from the practice of law . . .

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Mortgage Foreclosure Conspirator Disbarred

/ 11.Sep, 2013

The disbarment on consent of Sean Ryan McBride was only the most recent step in McBride’s downfall.  In October of last year, McBride was sentenced . . .

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