Category Archives: Sanctions inadvertent disclousre fo confidential documents

Illinois Disciplinary Commission Hearing Board reprimands lawyer for e-file confidentiality breach and failing to supervise non-lawyer staff

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent opinion of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission Hearing Board reprimanding a lawyer for e-file confidentiality breach and failing to supervise his non-lawyer staff.  The … Continue reading

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Florida 3rd District Court of Appeal affirms that lawyer’s receipt and “skimming” of confidential mediation statement does not require disqualification

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent opinion of the Third District Court of Appeal in which it held that a lawyer’s receipt and “skimming” of confidential mediation statement of the opposing party does … Continue reading

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U.S. Fifth Circuit opinion affirms sanctions against Florida law firm for inadvertent dissemination of confidential discovery documents

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal opinion affirming monetary sanctions against a Florida law firm which inadvertently disseminated confidential discovery documents of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company … Continue reading

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