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Florida Supreme Court adopts Bar Rules defining retainer, flat fee and advance fees and clarifying deposits of fees

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent opinion of the Supreme Court of Florida which adopted Bar Rules which define retainer, flat fee and advance fees and clarifying deposit of fees.  The opinion is In … Continue reading

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Tennessee lawyer who, inter alia, billed clients for watching crime TV shows and was “doggedly unrepentant” is suspended for one year

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Tennessee Supreme Court disciplinary opinion which suspended a lawyer for one year for, inter alia, billing clients for watching true-crime shows.  The opinion isYarboro Sallee v. Tennessee … Continue reading

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New York lawyer is indicted for stealing client funds and falsifying documents submitted to grievance committee purportedly from clients asking that Bar complaints be withdrawn

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent press release by the New York County District Attorney regarding a New York lawyer who was recently indicted for stealing personal injury settlement funds from numerous clients … Continue reading

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