Analyzing decisions about whether communications with a third-party funder are protected from discovery.
How the use of AI could constitute the unauthorized practice of law.
There are gaps in the rules when it comes to screening conflicts.
A compelling case for taking the high road.
We lawyers don't learn how to diagnose mental conditions in law school, although clients with mental conditions certainly can affect how we practice.
California law does not recognize a PR-firm privilege.
The ethics involved with profiting from the sale of marijuana.
Before you bill your clients, read this!
Leaving your firm? You may have more obligations to clients than an exit memo.
Important disclosure, payment, and loyalty considerations.
Should auld ethics cases be forgot, and never brought to mind?
New case law suggests a broader approach when looking at whether to disqualify a firm because of a prior case conflict.
A recent case describes which disclosures are required to be made by arbitrators.
Even if the attorney-client privilege permits disclosure of certain information, another duty may forbid it.
Before a class is certified, defendants should be careful what they say, and how they say it, to unrepresented parties.
When judges accept private employment, when is there an appearance of impropriety in their current cases?