While substantive issues of a bad-faith case were on appeal, concerns over an attorney's conduct in the case were at the trial level. A Pennsylvania Superior Court ruling said an Atlanta attorney's pro hac vice admission shouldn't have been removed without warning him that his conduct crossed a line. A Common Pleas Court judge accused the attorney of "racial pandering, misstatements of the law, circumvention of the rulings of the court ... attempts to personalize the case and other unprofessional conduct."
Lawyer Gets Pro Hac Admission -- and a Lecture From a Court
The Legal Intelligencer
August 14, 2008