Court procedures and practices are in place so that we may rely upon them, but what happens when courts ignore their own procedures? What happens when courts are so inept in processing permitted fax filings that defaults are wrongfully taken against parties while their filing sits gathering dust on the fax machine? Read my recent[…]
It is official! This morning I was sworn in by Cobb County Superior Court Chief Judge Adele P. Grubbs as a member of the Georgia bar. With my family by my side, I took the oath to uphold the United States and Georgia State Constitutions and to abide by the Rules of Professional Conduct as[…]
Sometimes judges behave so badly that it makes the news, and this story deserves multiple repeats, it’s just so good. Read my recent post at Lawyerist.com for all the salacious details.
We lawyers spend a lot of time wordsmithing, especially when it comes to protecting ourselves and our clients from liability. But when you carefully craft a disclaimer, does it actually have any effect? Read my recent post on Lawyerist.com for my thoughts on this critical subject.
Cloud computing is becoming more common than ever, but is it just a big ethical mess for lawyers? Read my recent post from Lawyerist.com for my take on it.
So the State Bar has ordered you “suspended” from the practice of law. What exactly does that mean? What can you do? What can’t you do? Read on for more details. Lawyerist.com, What Does Suspension Really Mean? by Megan Zavieh
Keeping your trust account in order is key to staying out of ethics trouble. Read on for the basics of trust accounting. Lawyerist.com Trust Accounting Basics by Megan Zavieh
As a weekly contributor to Lawyerist.com since May 2013, I focus largely on social media topics along with various aspects of ethics law. Here are some of my recent pieces on a variety of topics. Thanks to Lawyerist.com for allowing me to provide these links. Don’t Be Facebook Friends with Clients — the Ethical Perspective[…]
Representing clients who have recently immigrated to the US can pose special challenges. Read my latest post on IranianLawyers.com for my tactics for managing your client relationship to make sure you don’t end up with an ethics complaint.
Check out my latest article at The Lawyerist.com on how to handle billing to minimize your risk of ethics complaints.