A year’s worth of ethics cases summarized for your convenience (and compliance!)
As you plan next year’s goals, be sure to review your retainer agreements and make any necessary updates.
You may be obligated to search online for information about your jury pool.
Good news: you are not obligated to violate your clients’ requests, even if they sound crazy.
Do right by those foreseeable beneficiaries (and other non-clients who could expose you to liability).
Bluffs are better saved for poker games—not lawsuits.
Do not disclose certain facts about your clients, even if the information is already on the Internet.
Law firms may be considered “members” of the California State Bar.
Patent law might be a required crash course...
A screen in time saves nine.
“Call me … on the line, call me any, any, anytime” (Blondie) . . . “and if I am a lawyer, and you’re my client, I will have to call you back” (Rules of Ethics).
Cautionary words against sharing war stories about clients, no matter how many “likes” you might get.
The OCBA Professionalism and Ethics Committee summarizes some key rulings to keep us out of trouble.
Class action attorneys: beware of certain incentive agreements.
Cautionary words for those whose names appear on pleadings.
Substantial changes in the law after Coito.
What you need to know about communications by and to your clients.