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Legal Ethics & Professionalism

August 19, 2019

New York State Bar Association Updates Guidelines with respect to Social Media

Written by Steve Herman
August 5, 2019

ABA Issues Formal Opinion Regarding Responsibilities of Successor Counsel when Originally Retained Counsel is Discharged in a Contingent Fee Situation

Written by Steve Herman
June 3, 2019

U.S. Fifth Circuit Rejects Exceptions to Lawyers’ Immunity from Suit Brought by Non-Clients

Written by Steve Herman
May 27, 2019

Tennessee Bar Finds Requirement to Destroy Vehicle in Settlement Agreement Unethical

Written by Steve Herman
May 21, 2019

Florida Supreme Court Declines to Recuse Trial Court Judge Based on Facebook Friendship with One of the Attorneys Involved in the Case

Written by Steve Herman
April 10, 2019

U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Rejection of Attorney’s Fee Award to Prevailing Party Where Litigation Appeared Manufactured to Generate Fees

Written by Steve Herman
April 5, 2019

Louisiana Supreme Court Cautions Attorneys Employing Social Media to Vent Frustrations in Pending Cases

Written by Steve Herman
April 3, 2019

U.S. Fifth Circuit Rejects Attack on Fees as Disproportionate, While at the same time Adopting Consideration of Rule 68 Offer in Fee-Shifting Award

Written by Steve Herman
March 15, 2019

Mississippi Bar Association Indicates that a Lawyer May Ghostwrite a Pleading for a Pro Se Litigant

Written by Steve Herman
March 13, 2019

U.S. Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Sanctions Defense Counsel Who Contacted Putative Class Members in FLSA Case

Written by Steve Herman