Many legal malpractice actions arise out of underlying problems attorneys have that are unrelated to the legal matters they are handling. According to various studies, . . .Read More..
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 . . .Read More..
Former Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Bernard Snyder has an interesting history. He actually made history as the first sitting judge in Philadelphia history . . .Read More..
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 . . .Read More..
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 . . .Read More..
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 . . .Read More..
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 . . .Read More..
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 . . .Read More..
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 . . .Read More..
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 . . .Read More..