A defense firm yesterday asked a federal judge to disqualify attorney Marvin Barish as plaintiff’s attorney for the re-trial of a maritime personal injury case because Barish’s firm has been paying the plaintiff’s rent, gas, electric, cable television and phone bills since November 1997.
Attorney Robert B. White Jr. argues that Barish has violated Rule 1.8 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct, which prohibits a lawyer from providing financial assistance to a client other than expenses of litigation.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]