Monthly Archives: August 2014

Discipline Notices — Can they be improved?

Lawyer discipline article in the Orlando Sentinel. Here I how the article described the discipline and the basis of the discipline.  Note, the article does not say what rules were violated. Blankner, 217 N.E. Ivanhoe Blvd., also received a public … Continue reading

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Discipline Notices — The Northwest Lawyer

WSBA Washington Lawyer Discipline Notices are published in the Northwest Lawyer under “Disciplinary Notices.”  The sanction or discipline may be an reprimand, suspension or disbarment or resignation in lieu of disbarment. To find the Discipline Notices go to the WSBA … Continue reading

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Being Disbarred

There was a story in USA Today some time ago about what it is like to be disbarred.  Go here.

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More on the bodybuilder prosecutor

There is more to the story of the prosecutor and the felon.  Here is todays news by Shawn Vestal, in the Spokesman-Review.  The story is becoming more interesting.

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We are billing our way out of representation of the middle class

Lawyers are billing more than the middle class can afford.  WSJ Report: 3.7 Million Use Legal Self-Help Centers – Law Blog .

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As the world turns, body builder prosecutor in Spokane trouble

Here is some interesting lawyer news — KXLY – Spokane.  And more at the Spokesman Review,  Spokane County prosecutor linked to felon by texts, video, bikini photo. Regarding the bikini picture mentioned in the SR article– that is what Ms. Wright … Continue reading

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So you want to go to Federal Court ? — The Younger Abstention Doctrine

The federal court will abstain.  It’s called the Younger Abstention Doctrine. Younger v. Harris, 401 U.S. 37, 91 S. Ct. 746, 27 L. Ed. 2d 669 (1971). Younger was used in Canatella v. California, 404 F.3d 1106, 1109 – 1110 … Continue reading

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Eugster Response to WSBA Governance Task Force Report

The response by Steve Eugster to the WSBA Governance Task Force Report is here: 2014_08_12a_letter_judicial_power_deunification.  The WSBA Board of Governors is expected to consider the Governance Task Force Report at its September 2014 meeting in Seattle.

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Seattle Attorney Disbarred: Convicted and Sentenced — 2 Years

The Seattle Times reports: Edward Joseph Callow represented a client who was permanently disabled in a car wreck. Nationwide Insurance agreed to pay her a $25,000 advance, plus a $500,000 settlement. But Callow told her the settlement was for only … Continue reading

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Nebraska Supreme Court Deunifies the Nebraska Integrated Bar

On December 6, 2013, the Nebraska Supreme Court issued its decision s petition for a rule change. See In re Petition for a Rule Change to Create a Voluntary State Bar of Nebraska, 286 Neb. 1018, 841 N.W.2d 167 (2013). … Continue reading

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