Friday, September 28, 2012

Failure To Explain Ineffective Assistance Claim Is Misconduct

The Iowa Supreme Court has reprimanded an attorney for misconduct in an immigration matter.

The attorney made a misrepresentation in an appeal. Further, the attorney failed to explain to the client that his own ineffective assistance of counsel was an issue that could be raised for the client's benefit. (Mike Frisch)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/2012/09/failure-to-explain-ineffective-assistance-claim-is-misconduct.html

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