Lawyers like to complain a lot about sucky things, particularly sucky things that are unethical.
Does everybody lie about their CLE credits? Should I just do whatever everyone else does and lie about mine?
Bitter Brief 31: Pimping Out an Expert, the Sugarland Suit, and Discipline in Seeking Paralegal Services
Kimber and Mark discuss the hard life of a pimp, plus the Sugarland lawsuit and disciplinary action over seeking a paralegal. And more!
Would you consider offering steeply discounted legal services on a deal site geared toward saving lawyers money while generating local business?
If I get an offer from the second firm, I’m bailing on the first one in a heartbeat. Is this unethical?
Anyone making mad money getting paid from dishing out legal advice on lawyer Q&A sites?
I am a third-year associate who, after getting off to a rocky start, knows the ropes fairly well now at a mid-size firm (about 200 lawyers). But I’m stumped on how to handle a potential ethical lapse. The firm has a client that is a regional seafood distributor, among other things. I was involved in…
Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that will need the next 60 days to break a Gourmet habit: • Here’s a lead story that includes ‘sodomy’ but not ‘Polanski.’ Whore-ay! “[Herman] Thomas, former Alabama Circuit Court judge, stands accused of sodomy, kidnapping, sex abuse, extortion, assault and ethics violations.” His begins trial today, with jury selection…
I think this scum should be reported to the State Ethics Commission. I’d do it myself, but I don’t have first-hand knowledge.