Many attorneys don’t know what to do when clients don’t pay their legal bills, lamenting that, if a lawyer sues over unpaid fees, the client may countersue for legal malpractice. But in the Internet age, that’s not the only potential consequence.

Grissom & Thompson alleges that Austin resident Joseph A. Browning used Yelp to publish “disparaging and blatantly false statements” about his legal representation by the firm. The Austin law firm’s attorney claims the review appeared after the firm sued Browning for fees.

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