Monthly Archives: July 2012

Florida Bar’s Special Committee on Lawyer Referral Services issues final report recommending enhanced regulation of lawyers who receive referrals from for-profit referral services

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent recommendation of the Florida Bar’s Special Committee on Lawyer Referral Services.  The Special Committee’s report is available on the Florida Bar’s website: http://www.floridabar.org. The final report was … Continue reading

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Minnesota lawyer is suspended for an additional 60 days for writing former client’s winning ‘pro se’ appeal brief while suspended

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent opinion of the Minnesota Supreme Court suspending a lawyer for an additional 60 days for writing a brief for a pro se former client while he was … Continue reading

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Florida Bar Ethics opinion finds that offer and recommendation of waiver of ineffective assistance and prosecutorial misconduct for criminal plea is unethical

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the Proposed Advisory Opinion which was recently issued by the Professional Ethics Committee of The Florida Bar which found that that offering and recommending plea where defendant waives ineffective … Continue reading

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