Thursday, February 7, 2013

More Hours than Necessary

The New York Appellate Division for the Third Judicial Department has ordered a one-year suspension of an attorney as reciprocal discipline based on a suspension of a year and a day imposed in Massachusetts.

The attorney "billed more hours than necessary during his representation of two clients in order to increase his billable hours at the law firm that employed him..."

The web page of the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers has this summary of the misconduct. (Mike Frisch)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/2013/02/more-hours-than-necessary.html

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