Tag Archives: Lawyer incompetence

California ethics opinion addresses issues related to a lawyer accepting damaging document provided by a witness

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert, which will discuss the recent California ethics opinion which addresses ethics issues related to accepting a damaging document provided by an individual (witness).  The ethics opinion is Los Angeles County Bar Association … Continue reading

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Illinois Bar complaint alleges that lawyer left racially and religiously abusive voice mails and neglected a criminal appeal

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent disciplinary complaint filed by the Illinois Disciplinary Commission against a Chicago, Illinois lawyer alleging, inter alia, that the lawyer left abusive voice mails telling the father of … Continue reading

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New York lawyers who convinced a client to falsify the facts of her injury and then covered it up are suspended for 9 months

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent New York Appellate Division opinion suspending two lawyers who convinced a client to falsify the facts underlying her injury and then covered it up when another … 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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