Online Lawyer Referrals Services and Litigation Finance: Seminar on Jan. 25, 2020

As part of a four-hour MCLE seminar, Procopio Partner and General Counsel Carole Buckner will be speaking at the L.A. County Bar Association on January 25, 2020, during their 15th annual ethics seminar, "Ethics: All You Need to Know," by the Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee. The seminar focuses on practical information of use to …

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Ethical Representation of Marijuana Business?

With adult use of marijuana becoming legal under California law, more lawyers may be thinking of getting involved in representing clients in the marijuana business.  I recently attended an ABA presentation, Up in Smoke?  Jumping on the Marijauna Bandwagon Ethically which was highly informative.  Although this is a big business, there are many reasons for lawyers to exercise …

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Cal Bar’s Annual Discipline Report

The most recent Annual Discipline Report from the California State Bar reflects a significant focus on the unauthorized practice of law, including the State Bar’s establishment of a new UPL team to conduct in depth investigations, including internet searches.  The unauthorized practice of law can arise with attorneys admitted in jurisdictions outside of California who …

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