Bar judge says L.A. lawyer was warned about website shots showing her with the likes of Obama and Clooney.
An Orlando man is suing three Shutts & Bowen attorneys, claiming they won a foreclosure trial by misleading the judge.
The New Jersey Supreme Court on Sept. 17 disbarred former Hoboken, N.J., mayor Peter Cammarano III, who admitted four years ago that he took $25,000 in bribes from a federal informant in exchange for promising his help in getting approval for a high-rise.
Lawyers complain that civility and professionalism are lacking among their peers. Stacy Schwartz is doing something about that. Chief Broward Circuit…
In his Ethics and Criminal Practice column, Joel Cohen writes: Most prosecutors believe that a defendant who has been convicted is guilty and that defense counsel does little more than look for loopholes to get their (guilty) client off, or at least, the best deal possible. I certainly did! And, typically, prosecutors proceed with this professional mind-set in good faith. The rules of professional conduct don't require otherwise. Maybe.
Frederick Hanna argues the agency targets states' right to regulate practice of law
Bruce Yazdzik, the government's star witness in a money-laundering case against Seymour attorney Ralph Crozier, responded to a series of questions from federal prosecutors.
From setting up Google Alerts for lawyers and their firms to making new client files automatic, there is plenty of software available to reduce malpractice risks.
For unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the United States, having a lawyer can make the difference between winning permission to stay and deportation. That harsh reality was true even before the recent wave of Central American children began surrendering on the Southwest border. Now the Justice Department is addressing the problem.
The Superior Court judges recently met for their annual approval of Practice Book changes, including those dealing with the Code of Professional Responsibility.