Ethical scenarios that may help lawyers understand when they are required to report conduct by other lawyers.
A review of some significant cases from last year.
An overview of how to spot legal issues when preparing a trust.
An SEC ruling gives attorneys pause.
There are different ways contingent fee disputes can be resolved.
May an attorney testify as an expert in a matter adverse to a client or former client?
Analyzing case law can help us understand when we can reveal client information.
Make sure you speak with your client before speaking with the media.
What the rules say about making every possible argument on behalf of your client.
Nuanced rules for represented parties.
Following Model Rule 8.3, California likely will require reporting other attorneys’ bad ats to the State Bar.
What you need to know to avoid violating ethical rules.
California’s proposal for enforcing civility guidelines.
In case you missed one, an overview of some of the most significant ethics opinions of the last year.
Beware of losing more than you gain if you decide to pass along fees.
All Lawyers Should Render Pro Bono Legal Services—Ethically
The OCBA’s new ethics opinion covers the type of client information you can include in your professional bio.
Important case law that explains how to navigate certain conflicts of interest.
Relevant California rules to consider before making a referral.
Duties of communication and competence require attorneys to take certain steps in representing their clients who speak a language other than English.