Tag Archives: communication with client

Florida lawyer permanently disbarred for, inter alia, soliciting and making misrepresentations on website and representing clients in other states

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Florida Supreme Court Order approving the Report of Referee and permanently disbarring a Florida lawyer for soliciting over the internet and representing clients in states in … Continue reading

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Colorado lawyer suspended for 18 months for disclosing confidential information in response to client internet criticism

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent disciplinary opinion suspending a Colorado lawyer for 18 months for disclosing confidential client information in response to their internet criticism.  The disciplinary opinion is People v. James … Continue reading

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Florida Bar Statewide Advertising Committee finds that texts to prospective clients on specific matters are prohibited solicitations

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent decision of the Florida Bar’s Statewide Advertising Committee to reject a plan by a law firm to obtain cell telephone numbers and send texts to prospective clients … Continue reading

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Georgia lawyer reprimanded for violating lawyer/client confidentiality in responding to client’s negative internet reviews

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Georgia Supreme Court disciplinary opinion which imposed a reprimand on a lawyer who violated attorney/client confidentiality in response to negative reviews that a client had made … Continue reading

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Florida Supreme Court rejects recommended 90 day suspension and imposes 1 year suspension for lawyer’s misconduct in immigration and malpractice matters

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent opinion of the Supreme Court of Florida which rejected a referee’s recommended 90-day suspension as too lenient and imposed a one (1) year suspension for the … 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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