Ethical Tips for Lawyers Online: Part Four

We covered LinkedIn in Part 1, Facebook in Part 2, Twitter in Part 3 and the final installment of “Ethical Tips for Lawyers Online” will tackle Groupon. With lawyers using online resources more than ever to generate business, communicate with clients and potential clients, interact with other lawyers and the public, and discuss their practice […]

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Cleveland Judge Angela Stokes Claims Race Discrimination in Disciplinary Proceeding

Former Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Angela Stokes, currently under investigation for ethics violations, has claimed in papers recently filed with the Ohio Supreme Court that the suspension of her law license violates her rights to Due Process and Equal Protection under the U.S. Constitution. In November of 2014, the Ohio Disciplinary Counsel filed a motion […]

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Ex-Clinton Lawyer May be Investigated in Connection with Leak Case

Lanny Davis, one of the attorneys who represented former President Bill Clinton during his impeachment ordeal, is facing a potential investigation in connection with his representation of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Kane is facing accusations that she committed perjury and other offenses in connection with a claim that Kane improperly released information related to […]

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Ethical Tips for Lawyers Online: Part 3

Continuing the discussion from Part 1 and Part 2, lawyers are using online resources more than ever to generate business, communicate with clients and potential clients, interact with other lawyers and the public, and discuss their practice areas. What about Twitter? Like other social media platforms, Twitter can implicate the Rules of Professional Conduct. Most […]

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Radio Host Lawyer Sentenced to 70 months in Prison, Ordered to Pay $2.34 Million

In follow up to our story from May 20, 2013, a federal judge has sentenced former Illinois attorney and one-time radio host Kathleen Niew for her involvement in a fraud she perpetrated on clients. Niew pleaded guilty to the fraud last year. The primary allegations against Niew were that she led an Illinois couple to […]

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