Category: Updates

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…


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…


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…


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…


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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