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Fort Madison attorney has license suspended (IA)

FORT MADISON – A Fort Madison attorney and former long-time Lee County prosecutor had his license to practice law suspended for 60 days in an ruling issued Friday. Attorney Gordon Liles of Fort Madison, who served as a part-time county attorney for Lee County for almost 30 years in addition to his own part-time law Keep Reading…

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Wilco D.A. advocates prosecutors’ promotion of self-interested agendas (TX)

This Released Past Statements Now Haunting John Bradley post from The Wilco Watchdog (TX) detailing statements made by embattled Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley presents a known, but not-so-often voiced reality with regard to how elected officials use the media in advancing self-interested agendas which may be adverse to taxpayer interests. Bradley is one Keep Reading…

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Proposed NJ bill looks at ‘ambulance chaser’ solicitations

We’ve long characterized the nature of contrived estate disputes as barratry – the practice of creating legal business by stirring up disputes or quarrels to the benefit of involved attorneys – though the term is most commonly used in conjunction with personal injury actions. With that, we found this article about a bill currently in Keep Reading…

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Trust and estate lawyers face ‘considerable financial strain’

An Estate of Denial® post earlier this week cited an article out of The Tennessean which said Tennessee’s Board of Professional Responsibility is disciplining more attorneys – attorneys who are “abandoning their law practices and taking client money with them.” EoD routinely reports on attorneys directly stealing from clients as well as cases in which Keep Reading…

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Solicitors from Hell lodges appeal (UK)

Don’t yet count out Solicitors from Hell, the U.K.-based legal industry watchdog web site that late last year was forced to shut down.  On the Diary of Injustice in Scotland blog, a Peter Cherbi post entitled Appeal lodged against High Court’s takedown of Solicitors from Hell, ICO tells Law Society CEO Des Hudson ‘to live Keep Reading…

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