Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ohio lawyer suspended indefinitely after conviction for filing false documents with IRS and falsifying e-mail in malpractice action

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Ohio Supreme Court opinion suspending a lawyer indefinitely after her conviction for filing false documents with the Internal Revenue Service and falsifying an e-mail in a malpractice … Continue reading

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Iowa lawyer who failed to timely serve discovery requests and then covered up by creating false certificates of service is suspended for 6 months

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Iowa Supreme Court opinion suspending a lawyer for 6 months for engaging in misconduct by covering up his failure to timely serve discovery requests by creating false … Continue reading

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Proposed California Ethics Opinion concludes that a lawyer’s statements about a party’s negotiating goals or willingness to compromise may include “puffery” if they are not false

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent proposed California Bar Ethics Opinion which states statements about a party’s negotiating goals or willingness to compromise may include allowable “puffery” provided the statements do not contain … Continue reading

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