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Virginia Bar Takes Aim at Avvo
In 2017, Virginia Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics sent a strong opinion about Avvo and other ACMS platforms to the Supreme Court. Read more.
Responding to an Ethics Complaint: A How-To Guide
An ethics complaint can threaten your livelihood as an attorney. Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do if you receive notice of one filed against you.
Common Sense Lives in the Law
It may not seem like it, but common sense lives within the law…even when it comes to legal ethics.
Three Commonly Violated Ethics Rules
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.
The Profession Must Actually Help Addicted Lawyers
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.
Minimize the Risk of an Ethics Complaint
Minimizing the risk of ethics complaints may seem overwhelming. The truth is, a small investment of your time goes a long way!
Billing to Avoid Ethics Complaints
There are many strategies lawyers can use to minimize the risk of ethics complaints. Here’s one of those strategies.
For California Lawyers, Time is Ticking to Get Re-Fingerprinted
For California lawyers, time is ticking to get re-fingerprinted. So, what’s the hold up? The answer may surprise you.
State Bar Probation: Managing Without Violation [LGE 060]
Being on probation with the State Bar can be more complex and significant than you might anticipate. When you are