Monthly Archives: May 2013

LEGAL MALPRACTICE ARISING OUT OF CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

Attorneys whose sole area of practice is criminal law frequently do not carry professional liability insurance. This stems from their mistaken belief that criminal practice does not have any potential for professional liability. However, all criminal attorneys should be aware … Continue reading

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Ethics in the Virtual Office

Attorneys who practice out of the “virtual” office are becoming more common. Perhaps it is the overhead costs deterring some from shelling out for a physical address, or the ease with which one can practice entirely online, or maybe a … Continue reading

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When Do The Rules of Professional Conduct Apply to Social Media Postings?

            In today’s connected society, it’s difficult to escape the necessity of joining the world of social media networking. For attorneys, social media may provide fast, easy, and economical means of reaching clients and potential clients and advertising their services. … Continue reading

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CALIFORNIA DISTRICT COURT HOLDS INSURER’S DEFENSE AND INDEMNIFICATION OF POLICYHOLDER DOES NOT EXCLUDE BAD-FAITH CLAIMS.

                  An insurer who defends, provides policy benefits, and funds a settlement on behalf of its insured isn’t off the hook for bad faith claims, according to a January 2, 2013 order issued by the United Stated District Court for … Continue reading

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