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Alanna Clair and Shari Klevens. Pictured, from left, are Alanna Clair and Shari Klevens.

With a license to practice law comes great responsibility, and that responsibility is generally not excused simply because a junior attorney was “following orders” from a more senior attorney.  Indeed, associates who believe that a bar association will ignore ethical violations by associates because they were acting under the direction of partners may be in for a rude awakening.


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