The Legal Intelligencer
Squire Patton Boggs has said the bulk of the claims in a multimillion-dollar malpractice and fraud suit against the firm over its 17-year relationship with client Alliance Holdings should be dismissed because the firm was simply giving legal advice and was not in possession of any of the funds allegedly misappropriated by Alliance's founder.
Attorney Stephen Krawitz represented a Trumbull woman in a personal injury case in state courts and did not give her the $100,000 personal injury award. He faces Connecticut charges of first-degree larceny and practicing law without a license.
The Delaware Court of Chancery has ordered a cash advance lender to pay a plaintiff's attorney fees and expenses after the loan company failed to comply with a court order to produce a spreadsheet detailing its annual percentage rates.
A well-known divorce practitioner from Danielson has been sentenced to probation for breaking into her dead parents' home and trying to take items without the permission of other relatives who were beneficiaries of their estate.