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What you don’t know can hurt you

/ 05.Jan, 2012

We have previously written about Bonnie Sweeten, not because of her sensationalist faked kidnapping, but because of what her case means for professional malpractice avoidance. . . .

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More lawyers getting in trouble

/ 09.Dec, 2011

We have blogged before about lawyers and Ponzi schemes.  The New Jersey State Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended the license of attorney Michael Kwasnik who . . .

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The e-mail scam for lawyers

/ 09.Nov, 2011

We have written before about the interesting ways e-mail scammers have been targeting lawyers.  In my e-mail bin this morning was the following scam e-mail from . . .

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More Quick Tips

/ 20.Oct, 2011

Know what’s happening in your office A filing is not filed until you see the stamp or electronic confirmation I gave it to the paralegal/secretary . . .

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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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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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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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Who and what are you responsible for?

/ 22.Jun, 2011

Bonnie Sweeten, the infamous “hoax mom,” is back in the news following her guilty plea to a count of wire fraud and a count of . . .

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When you are making $727,000, how much should you steal from your employer?

/ 03.Jun, 2011

One wonders if there are attorneys who have not read The Goose Who Laid the Golden Egg.  It is very short, and contains a life . . .

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