Tag Archives: Lawyer conduct adversely reflecting on fitness to practice

New Jersey lawyer is reprimanded for telling Bar discipline official that he should “go f*** himself”

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent reprimand of a New Jersey lawyer who, inter alia, told a Bar official to GO F**K YOURSELF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”.  The case is In the Matter of Michael Rychel, Docket … Continue reading

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Federal prosecutor suspended after disclosure of intimate relationship with FBI agent who testified in her cases

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary opinion which imposed a one year and one day suspension with 6 months deferred on a federal prosecutor for having an intimate relationship … Continue reading

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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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New York lawyer suspended for, inter alia, agreeing to assist a client in a malpractice claim against his own law firm

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent New York disciplinary opinion which imposed a one (1) year suspension on a lawyer who, along with other misconduct, entered into an agreement with a client … Continue reading

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D.C lawyer disbarred for, inter alia, filing frivolous motions, failing to appear, introducing confidential records into public record, and fabricating appeal record

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals opinion disbarring a lawyer who, inter alia, filed several frivolous and inflammatory motions, failed to appear at a deposition of an … Continue reading

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Ohio lawyer suspended indefinitely after conviction for filing false documents with IRS and falsifying e-mail in malpractice action

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Ohio Supreme Court opinion suspending a lawyer indefinitely after her conviction for filing false documents with the Internal Revenue Service and falsifying an e-mail in a malpractice … Continue reading

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lllinois Hearing Board recommends disbarment for former Florida lawyer convicted of Florida felony crimes and federal crimes of tampering with and threatening witnesses who were members of his family

Hello everyone!  Happy 2013 and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss recent Illinois Disciplinary Hearing Board Report and Recommendation that a lawyer be disbarred after his conviction of multiple Florida criminal acts and for his federal conviction … Continue reading

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lllinois discipline board recommends that former criminal prosecutor who engaged in inappropriate conduct toward a minor defendant and minor victim in separate criminal cases be disbarred

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss very recent report and recommendation of an Illinois discipline board that a former criminal prosecutor who engaged in inappropriate conduct with a defendant and victim in separate criminal … Continue reading

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New York lawyer resigns after admitting that she forged judges’ signatures on multiple witness subpoenas

Hello everyone and happy St. Nicholas Day!  Welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss recent resignation of a New York lawyer after she was charged with forging judge’s signatures on multiple witness subpoenas.  The case is Matter of … Continue reading

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West Virginia Supreme Court rejects defenses and mitigation of lawyer who beat and “seriously injured” a “defenseless client” with a wooden baseball bat and annuls his license

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss recent West Virginia Appeals Court opinion disbarring a lawyer for beating a defenseless client with a baseball bat.  The case is Lawyer Disciplinary Bd. v. Joshua Robinson, W. … Continue reading

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