Monthly Archives: January 2015

Florida Bar’s Board of Governors gives final approval to significant revisions to Comment to Bar Rule 4-5.8 regarding lawyers leaving law firms

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent decision of The Florida Bar’s Board of Governors of to approve language to be added to the comment to Florida Bar Rule 4-5.8 related to lawyers leaving … Continue reading

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Illinois Disciplinary Board recommends one year suspension for partner who falsified and submitted $69,800.00 in client expense reimbursement claims

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Illinois Disciplinary Board Report which recommended a one year suspension for a law firm partner who falsified and submitted $69,800.00 in client expense reimbursement claims. The case … Continue reading

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Louisiana Supreme Court concludes that “of counsel” lawyers are associated with that law firm for conflicts of interest analysis

Hello everyone and happy 2015 to you and yours! This first Ethics Alert of the new year will discuss the recent Louisiana Supreme Court which concluded that “of counsel” lawyers are associated with that law firm for purposes of potential … Continue reading

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