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Legal Ethics & Professionalism

June 21, 2022

U.S. District Court Judge Sanctions Stryker and Its Counsel the Seyfarth Shaw Law Firm for Spoliation of Text Messages, Obstructive and Unprofessional Deposition Tactics, and Unnecessary Delay

Written by Steve Herman
June 21, 2022

Indiana Supreme Court Reverses Attorney Fee Awarded to Defendants after Case Was Voluntarily Dismissed

Written by Steve Herman
June 21, 2022

Florida Supreme Court Allows Attorney Accused of Hiding Potential Future Fees from Bankruptcy Court to Invoke Advice-of-Counsel Defense

Written by Steve Herman
June 21, 2022

Bankruptcy Court in the Western District of Louisiana Sanctions Lawyers Who Fail to Account for Assets Subject to Client’s Previous Bankruptcy

Written by Steve Herman
April 18, 2022

U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Sanction of Attorney Who Misunderstood Pleading Deadline Order

Written by Steve Herman
April 18, 2022

ABA Issues Formal Opinion Regarding “Lead Generation” and Other Potential Acts of Solicitation

Written by Steve Herman
April 18, 2022

U.S. Seventh Circuit Affirms Sanctions against Lawyer for Making Baseless Jurisdictional Allegations and Re-Pleading Unsupported Claims

Written by Steve Herman
April 18, 2022

Texas Supreme Court Declines to Extend Attorney Immunity to Allegations Repeated to the Press for Pre-Suit Publicity

Written by Steve Herman
April 18, 2022

Eastern District of Texas Judge Discusses the Requirements for Authenticating Social Media Files in the Context of a Sanctions Motion

Written by Steve Herman
March 27, 2022

U.S. Fifth Circuit Rejects First Amendment Challenge to Texas Anti-Barratry Statute

Written by Steve Herman