Earned fees and unearned fees paid in a mixed check to a lawyer can be difficult to reconcile. Here’s what you need to know.
The attorney-client relationship can be tricky. This breakdown explains the client’s responsibilities and those of the lawyer.
Social media is part of daily life for most Americans, including jurors. Where do lawyers draw the line for ethical research of jurors using social media?
An explanation and examples from both California and Montana highlighting why judges don’t get a do over when it comes to their rulings.
It may not seem like it, but common sense lives within the law…even when it comes to legal ethics.
Since the announcement a few years back that the federal government had collected both phone call data and internet usage data, what can lawyers do to protect privileged communications?
Not all states provide statistics on ethics violations. However, from the experience of Zavieh Law as an ethics defense lawyer, these three Model Rules are the ones most often violated.
Lawyers have a higher likelihood of substance abuse. It’s time for the entire profession to step up and do something to help addicted lawyers.
Minimizing the risk of ethics complaints may seem overwhelming. The truth is, a small investment of your time goes a long way!
The attorney client relationship isn’t always easy to navigate. What can California lawyers do if they want to call it quits with a client?