Category Archives: Attorney disruptive conduct in litigation

Zealous representation or lawyer misconduct? Where does the Florida Supreme Court draw the line?

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert will discuss the lawyer’s duty to competently and zealously represent a client and the Florida Supreme Court decisions addressing when a lawyer’s conduct may cross the line and constitute misconduct and violate … Continue reading

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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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Indiana lawyer who criticized judge’s “stubbornly injudicious attitude” and threatened Bar complaint against opposing counsel given 60 day suspension

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Indiana Supreme Court opinion suspending a lawyer for 60 days without automatic reinstatement who accused a judge of having a “stubbornly injudicious attitude” and threatened Bar complaint … Continue reading

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Florida Supreme Court issues in person public reprimand to lawyer suspended for 2 years for “appalling and unprofessional behavior”

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will update Supreme Court of Florida disciplinary opinion which increased a referee’s recommended 90 day suspension to 2 years for “appalling and unprofessional behavior” including, inter alia, “screaming at judges … Continue reading

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Illinois discipline board recommends 90 day suspension for revealing confidential information in court, failing to communicate plea offers, and disrupting the tribunal

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will update my 7/30/13 Ethics Alert blog and will discuss the January 24, 2014 Report and Recommendation by the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission upholding a Hearing Board recommendation that … Continue reading

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Florida Supreme Court suspends lawyer for 2 years for “appalling and unprofessional behavior” including “screaming at judges and opposing counsel”

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Supreme Court of Florida disciplinary opinion which increased a referee’s recommended suspension from 90 days to 2 years for “appalling and unprofessional behavior” including, inter alia, … Continue reading

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Illinois Hearing Board recommends 90 day suspension for former Assistant Public Defender for multiple rule violations, including conduct that disrupted the court

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Report and Recommendation of the Hearing Board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission recommending a 90 day suspension for an Illinois Assistant Public Defender for … Continue reading

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