Category Archives: lawyer negligence

Maine Supreme Court holds that competent expert testimony is required to prove causation in legal malpractice actions

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the March 21, 2017 opinion of the Maine Supreme Court which held that expert testimony that is not based on supporting facts in the record was insufficient to prove … Continue reading

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Illinois Hearing Review Board Report recommends 3 year suspension for lawyer who allegedly took $95,000.00 from his retired secretary

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Illinois Hearing Review Board Report which recommended a 3 year suspension for a lawyer who allegedly who allegedly took $95,000.00 from his retired secretary for his own … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania lawyer receives 2 year stayed suspension for neglecting cases and paying sanctions with firm funds without telling firm or client

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court opinion which imposed an agreed 2 year stayed suspension with probation for a lawyer who neglected client cases over two years, had monetary sanctions … Continue reading

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Ethics Alert- Iowa Supreme Court reprimands lawyer who billed corporate client for costs of sanctions which “resulted from his own lack of diligence and communication”

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Iowa Supreme Court opinion which adopted a disciplinary report and imposed a reprimand on a lawyer who billed his corporate client for costs of attorney’s fee … Continue reading

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Florida Supreme Court disbars lawyer for, inter alia, making agreement with defendant for payment to make the case “go away” while representing victim

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog (with a corrected title) which discusses the recent the Florida Supreme Court Order which upheld a referee’s report and disbarred a Florida lawyer for, inter alia, making an agreement with a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Supreme Court opinion revokes lawyer’s license to practice and agrees with referee that he “failed to perform as a responsible attorney” in Bar discipline matter

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Supreme Court of Wisconsin opinion revoking a lawyer’s license for multiple Bar Rule violations and criticizing his pro se representation of himself in the disciplinary matter.  … Continue reading

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