Daily Archives: June 14, 2014

NYU Prof. Stephen Gillers Reports on the NY Lawyer Discipline System

NYU Prof’s Study Calls NY Attorney-Discipline System ‘Broken’ by Pete Brush Law360, New York (May 23, 2014, 5:32 PM ET) — New York’s attorney-discipline process is cloaked in secrecy and its outcomes vary widely between the state’s four appellate divisions, … Continue reading

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RPC Rule 5.1 Responsibilities of Partners, Managers, or Supervisory Lawyers

RPC 5.1 says: (a) A partner in a law firm, and a lawyer who individually or together with other lawyers possesses comparable managerial authority in a law firm, shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that the firm has in effect … Continue reading

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