Sometimes, not always of course, but sometimes representing a client in a disciplinary matter can become much more complicated if they hold licenses in multiple states. The problems of potential reciprocal discipline being imposed in those other states can sometimes make it difficult for a lawyer to be willing to agree to even minor discipline […]
A recipe for ethical lawyering?
Now that the Ethics Roadshow is complete in all of the cities where it was staged, I want to repackage the main idea from this year into a post and make a similar ask of my readers that I made of the attendees as to feedback on the point. The title of the Roadshow this […]
Near the end of February 2015, the New York City Bar put out its Formal Opinion 2015-2 evaluating a question of propriety of a flat, nonrefundable monthly fee in a retainer agreement and reached the conclusion that a particular one that was something of a “hybrid” was problematic. Although the NYC opinion makes for a […]