Two lawyers who pleaded guilty to illegal structuring of bank deposits have sued their malpractice carrier for refusing to fund their defense in the attorney discipline cases to come.
A judge has tossed out a suit against Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney and a former partner there, Amy Kolczak, that accused the lawyer of improperly conducting an ex parte conversation with a potential witness in a Bartow County medical malpractice case.
Focus on phone records that show Niro lawyers spoke to client Daniel Henderson on the same day he submitted a false declaration to the PTO.
A prominent Corpus Christi plaintiff's lawyer who lobbied extensively for tougher laws against barratry has won his own fight against 12 of 13 plaintiffs who alleged that he, his firm and a former lawyer there committed barratry, the illegal solicitation of legal clients. The other two defendants scored the same victory.
Nadine Parkes of Middletown, who pleaded guilty to a theft charge last year, has been disbarred by a Brooklyn appellate panel.
Disbarred Washington attorney William Borders Jr., convicted of trying to bribe a federal judge and later pardoned by President Bill Clinton, is suing for reinstatement to the D.C. Bar.
Words like "reasonable" are what assure that lawyers will never lack for work. We can endlessly debate, litigate and then decide what "reasonable" means without ever coming to agreement. Hence, the never-ending flow of cases involving the Fourth Amendment's prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizure.
With a shot-across-the-bow warning that "drinking and driving offenses almost always should and will result in disciplinary action," the Commission on Judicial Conduct in its annual report is cautioning judges to confront alcohol-related problems before they result in embarrassing or career-ending punishment.
A New Jersey Supreme Court panel is asking for feedback on proposed ethics rule changes addressing advancing technology, lawyer mobility and globalization.
A State Bar Court judge found Scott Bloch, former head of the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, lied about deleting files from federal government computers.