Billings Montana Attorney Disciplined

By | July 31, 2014

A Billings attorney has been disciplined regarding efforts in an adoption matter — failed to notify the father of the child and advised the judge that no one other than his clients had an interest in the child.  There is more to the story.  Billings attorney to be suspended for unethical adoption case, withholding records,… Read More »

Florida — Recent Discipline Actions

By | July 2, 2014

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 11 South Florida attorneys in recent actions brought by the Florida Bar.  South Florida Business Journal. This post will eventually be added to so that the way in which the Florida Bar is regulated may be understood.  For the time being it looks as though the Florida Bar is said… Read More »

Lawyer Fees in Class Action Cases

By | June 22, 2014

A few days ago Judge Richard Posner, for a panel of the 7th Circuit, threw out a class action settlement regarding claims related to Pella windows.  Decision.  What the lawyers have done in the case and the fees they claimed is shocking.  In situations like this one wonders whether the local bar discipline process will step into the… Read More »