Monthly Archives: April 2012

Florida Bar referee recommends 1-year suspension for former state prosecutor who sent hundreds of texts and made calls to the presiding judge during murder trial

Hello and welcome to this JACPA Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent media reports that a Florida Bar referee has recommended that a former Florida criminal prosecutor who sent hundreds of texts and made calls to a presiding … Continue reading

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New York District Court Judge finds that law firm had a duty to preserve e-mails from former client and failure to preserve may result in adverse spoliation instruction

Hello and welcome to this JACPA Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent New York U.S. District Court Judge’s opinion which found that the former lawyers for a mortgage company (AmTrust) had an ethical obligation and legal duty to … Continue reading

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Former Maricopa County Arizona Attorney and deputy are disbarred for “dishonesty” and “abuse of power”

Hello and welcome to this JACPA Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the April 10, 2012 opinion of an the Arizona Supreme disciplinary panel (which was made up of individuals appointed by the Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation) … Continue reading

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