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Jennifer Ellis, Pennsylvania, Stacey Dougan, Georgia and Andrew S. Berman, Florida. (Photo: Courtesy Photo) Jennifer Ellis, Pennsylvania; Stacey Dougan, Georgia; and Andrew S. Berman, Florida. (Courtesy photos)

Some lawyers are seeing a drop in revenue during COVID-19, but can the stresses of a cash flow crisis push a lawyer over the edge into theft or unethical conduct?

Not everyone is convinced, but some experts say the strains of struggling to pay bills can cause a lawyer who had been a straight arrow to run their practice in an imprudent or illegal manner.

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Charles Toutant

Charles Toutant is a litigation writer for the New Jersey Law Journal.

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