Hiring a Disbarred Colleague May Jeopardize Your Own License

While most law firms would not consider hiring a disbarred or suspended…


Impulsive Use of E-Mails May Trigger a State Bar Inquiry

Rule 5-100 of the State Bar Rules of Professional Conduct prohibits an attorney…


The Value of a Lawyer’s Reputation

“You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do" said Henry Ford.…


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Do I Have to Pay my Disbarred Lawyer?

One of our readers recently posed this question. While we hope that the…


Evidence at State Bar Disciplinary Hearings Changing in 2011

Beginning January 1, 2011, the California Evidence Code, as applied in civil…