American Lawyer Magazine | March 06, 2014, 9:28 PM
A Staten Island attorney who did not divulge his plea to misdemeanor drunken driving in his 2010 bar application has been suspended for six months.
"We think if a jury looks at what really happened, they would not find there was professional negligence. ... We're pretty confident it will be resolved," said Claude Ducloux, who represents three of the four defendants. All the defendants deny the allegations.
The Florida Supreme Court won't allow undocumented immigrants to obtain Florida Bar licenses.
Settling an issue not resolved in New Jersey law, a federal judge in Newark says an arbitration clause in a lawyer's retainer agreement is enforceable and a legal malpractice suit is subject to it.
A formal complaint lodged with the N.J. State Ethics Commission alleges Port Authority Chairman David Samson violated the state Conflicts of Interest Law by using his Port Authority position to benefit clients of his law firm.
Computers now have an unsettling ability to offer you goods or services apparently based on the fact that you once searched for something. Thus, it seems that every time I go online to read the New York Times, I will see side-bar and pop-up ads for bicycles, tattoos, and (I have no idea why) body part enhancement. Lately, folks have been offering me "leads" to clients who need legal services.
In a lengthy ruling for Chevron Corp. in a long and hard-fought battle over the blame for pollution in the Amazon, Washington law firm Patton Boggs came in for plenty of attention—17 mentions in the main text of the ruling, to be exact.
Superior Court Judge Anne E. Lazarus' background and her work developing the new Judicial Code of Conduct make her a natural fit for her new position heading the Judicial Conduct Board, attorneys who spoke with the agreed.
A federal appellate panel seemed skeptical of Boston criminal defense attorney Robert George's argument that his money laundering conviction should be overturned because the judge erroneously allowed certain evidence.
How does the U.S. Supreme Court handle reciprocal attorney discipline?