Monthly Archives: February 2016

Missouri lawyer alleged to have used payroll document and opposing counsel’s written direct exam questions from e-mails hacked by client

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the disciplinary case against a Missouri lawyer who is alleged to have used a payroll document and direct examination questions of opposing counsel which were obtained by the client/ex-husband … Continue reading

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ABA adopts Resolution 105 encouraging states to consider non-traditional legal service providers, including non-lawyer firm ownership

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the American Bar Association’s February 8, 2016 approval and adoption of Formal Resolution 105, which adopts the ABA Model Regulatory Objectives for the Provision of Legal Services.  The Final … Continue reading

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Florida Twelfth Circuit Judge charged with misconduct for allegedly accepting Tampa Bay Rays tickets from firm with case pending before him

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the February 1, 2016 Notice of Formal Charges filed by the Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC) against Florida Twelfth Circuit Judge John Lakin for allegedly requesting and accepting Tampa … Continue reading

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