An explanation of the different factors that influence courts’ decisions on expert disqualification.
A review of the Ethics Columns in 2018, in case you missed one.
It is not necessarily prudent to purge client files or convert them to digital storage.
The California Supreme Court provides financial incentives to make sure there are no conflicts before signing an engagement agreement.
Do your IP clients maintain separate opinion counsel and trial counsel?
There are several rules that govern terminating an attorney-client relationship.
Avoiding trouble in trusts and estates work.
Ethical screens in California may function differently than you think.
The import of Heller Ehrman LLP v. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.
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.