Back to Business School for Ethics Violations

By | Apr.08.14 | 1 Comment

When a lawyer runs afoul of the rules of professional conduct, there are consequences. Depending on the severity of the rule violation, discipline might consist of disbarment, susp[...]

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On Balance

Ethics Watch: Alien Status and Bar Admission

By | Feb.24.14 | 2 Comments

What if you had completed all of the requirements to become an attorney admitted to practice law but, despite your best efforts to rectify the situation, were in the United States [...]

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Nothing But The Ruth!

Using Other Lawyers’ Content on Your Blog: Rein It In

By | Feb.13.14 | No Comments

When you like my blog work, I’m pleased. When you link to my site, I’m flattered. When you request a reprint, I’m delighted. When you rip off my work, even with an attribu[...]

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Risk and Your Law Practice

Beware of Phishing! Social Engineering Scams

By | Jan.21.14 | 3 Comments

Some time ago I was stunned by a discussion with a law firm that had almost been scammed into sending several hundred thousand dollars overseas. The incident involved what turned o[...]

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