Lawyers and alcohol have a long history together, both in fiction and real life. From Dickens’ Sydney Carton to Paul Newman’s Frank Gavin, the literary . . .Read More..
We have written before, multiple times, about the use of social media by lawyers. Here is a nice list of tips for attorney ethical compliance . . .Read More..
The issue of cloud computing, the storing and sharing of data on/with remote servers, has been a hot topic in attorney ethics circles recently. The . . .Read More..
The Rules of Professional Conduct, as our courts have repeatedly held, cannot form the basis for a professional liability action, but they can be a good . . .Read More..
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, . . .Read More..
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 . . .Read More..
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 . . .Read More..
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.)Read More..
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 . . .Read More..
Last month, Pennsylvania attorney Lawrence Rubin was suspended for practicing for one year for failure to act promptly when faced with suspicious behavior relating to . . .Read More..