New Ethics Rules for Law Firm Managers and Supervisors

Effective November 1, 2018, California's new Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC), will become applicable to all California attorneys. The new RPCs include both significantly modified rules and entirely new rules. One new series of rules applicable in California for the first time includes Rules 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3, governing law firms and associations and addressing …

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Terminating Sanctions Granted

My recent article in the Ethics in Brief column for the San Diego County Bar Association discusses a case involving terminating sanctions granted by a court after delays in scheduling discovery. About Carole J. Buckner Carole J. Buckner is a Partner and General Counsel with Procopio in San Diego, California. She is an AV Peer Review Rated …

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