Ex-Lawyer of the Day
The former Maricopa County attorney and several of his deputies got the book thrown at them today. I would not want to be in their shoes…
A now ex-lawyer from Maryland seems to have tried every trick in the book (and several not in the book) to fight getting disbarred. It didn’t work. And now she’s on the receiving end of an absolutely vicious benchslap. Was our ex-lawyer of the day unethical? Perhaps. Unprofessional? Maybe. But you can’t say she didn’t try…
The adage that law turns slowly does not hold in eDiscovery. This year saw unprecedented sanction awards for falling behind the curve. Courts did not hesitate to engage with advanced and nuanced technological issues. For lawyers and other eDiscovery professionals who plan on maintaining basic competence, these cases and trends shouldn’t be overlooked. For a full exploration of trends and developments in this area of case law, check out this on-demand webinar.