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 reprimand. According to a news release from the Florida Bar, court officials with the Fifth… Read More »
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 NWLawyer website. Select the issue you want, or think you want. Then on the left… Read More »
There was a story in USA Today some time ago about what it is like to be disbarred. Go here.
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.
Lawyers are billing more than the middle class can afford. WSJ Report: 3.7 Million Use Legal Self-Help Centers – Law Blog .
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 must wear in body building competitions. One should not make much if it. After all,… Read More »
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 (9th Cir. 2005) by the federal court to dismiss a case where an attorney sought… Read More »
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.
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 $250,000, and that he would keep one-third of that for attorney’s fees. He also kept… Read More »
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). In its decision, the Nebraska Supreme Court chose to retain the NSBA as a mandatory… Read More »