One of the best legal malpractice avoidance techniques is quickly addressing a problem when it arises. There are very few problems that are irresolvable if they . . .
Communication is one of the most important parts of the attorney-client relationship. Rule of professional conduct 1.4 tells us the minimum communication necessary to abide by . . .
The New Jersey Lawyer whose case is summed up by his statement of “no witness, no case” has had additional charges brought against him. In . . .
Last Thursday, I gave legal malpractice avoidance talks in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties. As I was coming to the end of the second talk, it . . .
The criminal case against former New Jersey criminal defense attorney Paul Bergrin is starting to heat up again. Trial is scheduled for October and Mr. Bergrin’s . . .
The Philadelphia Bar Association publishes ethics opinions nearly every month. The opinions are “advisory only” by the Professional Guidance Committee, and are not binding upon the . . .
What is a good way to avoid professional liability? Read the Rules of Professional Conduct (RPCs). The RPCs, in and of themselves, explicitly cannot form the . . .
One would think that with the prosecution of Bernie Madoff either investors or shysters would figure out that Ponzi schemes are a bad deal. However, . . .
Interesting article in the Philadelphia Inquirer today about the problem of attorneys stealing money from elderly clients. The professional liability and attorney ethics implications of . . .
Michael Wolf, a Montgomery County attorney, has been charged as part of a large insurance fraud scheme, in which a police officer would refer automobile accident victims . . .