Monday, November 15, 2010

The Most Serious Misconduct

Noting that disbarment is permanent and thus reserved for the most serious misconduct, the Indiana Supreme Court found that disbarment was appropriate in a matter involving a pattern of neglect in multiple client matters as well as a series of intentional misrepresentations to the Disciplinary Commission.

The attorney had created a fraudulent receipt, forged the client's name to it and submitted it as evidence with the intent to deceive the Commission. (Mike Frisch)

November 15, 2010 in Bar Discipline & Process | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Everything You Wanted To Know About Bar Admission, But Were Afraid To Ask...

...is the title of a presentation we do annually at Georgetown Law to provide students with information about selecting and passing a state bar as well as admission issues relating to character and fitness to practice. This web link should take the interested student to the one-hour talk.

Thanks to recent Georgetown graduates Sarah Black and Tim Daly for their insights.

While the video does not cover "everything," perhaps there are some useful tips. (Mike Frisch)

November 15, 2010 in Hot Topics | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)