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.
Did you know that the Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct Formal Opinion No. 2015-193 states that lawyers in California must understand e-discovery in order to litigate?
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.
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?
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. So, what’s the hold up? The answer may surprise you.
Being on probation with the State Bar can be more complex and significant than you might anticipate. When you are