A recent decision from the Pennsylvania Superior Court serves as a reminder that lawyers and clients must guard carefully the confidentiality of privileged communications.
Every attorney admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania will be required to electronically file their annual registration form beginning with the 2016-2017 assessment year.
By order dated March 17, 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court amended Rule of Disciplinary Enforcement 219 pertaining to annual registration of attorneys.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has announced new standards and procedures for determining whether a judge may be reimbursed for attorney’s fees incurred in connection with a criminal or disciplinary matter.
District Attorney’s Office not Disqualified by Public Defender-Turned ADA’s Prior Representation of Criminal Defendant
An assistant district attorney’s prior representation of a criminal defendant did not warrant disqualification of the entire district attorney’s office, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled in Com. v. Ford.
Here are five malpractice risks that are often overlooked by law firms, as well as tips on how to avoid them, from guest writer Paul C. Troy.