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  1. Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS August 2019

    August 15, 2019

    Terrence P. McAvoy & Katherine G. Schnake Lawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago 312-704-3000 | E-mail Terrence P. McAvoy | E-mail Katherine G. SchnakeCalifornia Supreme Court Holds Monster Energy Can Pursue Claim Against Attorney for Breach of Settlement AgreementThe California Supreme Court ruled that when an attorney signs a settlement contract under […]


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  3. Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS July 2019

    July 15, 2019

    Terrence P. McAvoy & Katherine G. Schnake Lawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago 312-704-3000 | E-mail Terrence P. McAvoy | E-mail Katherine G. SchnakeNew California Ethics Opinion Addresses Whether There Is Duty To Disclose Ethics Consultation to ClientsThe State Bar of California Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct issued Formal Opinion […]


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  5. Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS June 2019

    June 14, 2019

    Mary Robinson, Sari W. Montgomery & James A. Doppke, Jr. Robinson, Stewart, Montgomery & Doppke, LLC, Chicago 312-676-9875 | E-mail Mary Robinson | E-mail Sari W. Montgomery | E-mail James A. Doppke, Jr. Below is an excerpt from §7.9 of INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE JURY BOX: EFFECTIVE TRIAL STRATEGIES — 2019 EDITION. Using Social Media […]


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  7. Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS May 2019

    May 15, 2019

    Terrence P. McAvoy & Katherine G. Schnake Lawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago 312-704-3000 | E-mail Terrence P. McAvoy | E-mail Katherine G. Schnake New California Ethics Opinion Addresses Whether There Is Duty To Disclose Ethics Consultation to Clients The California Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct recently issued a formal […]


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  9. Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS April 2019

    April 15, 2019

    Mary F. Andreoni | Senior Counsel, Ethics Education — ARDCBelow is an excerpt from §1.9 of ELEMENTS OF ILLINOIS LAW: PRACTICING ETHICALLY — 2015 EDITION.Be Selective in Taking New ClientsDon’t take every case that comes in the door. Neglect often begins with the lawyer not knowing what to do or finding it hard to deal […]


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  11. Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS March 2019

    March 15, 2019

    Terrence P. McAvoy & Katherine G. Schnake Lawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago 312-704-3000 | E-mail Terrence P. McAvoy | E-mail Katherine G. SchnakeFlorida Court Holds Insurer Cannot Maintain Malpractice Action Against Defense Counsel Due to Lack of Privity and of Recognition of Insurer as Third-Party Beneficiary In Arch Insurance Co. v. […]


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  13. Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS February 2019

    February 15, 2019

    Terrence P. McAvoy & Katherine G. Schnake Lawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago 312-704-3000 | E-mail Terrence P. McAvoy | E-mail Katherine G. SchnakeFifth Circuit Reverses District Court’s Denial of Law Firm’s Motion To Dismiss Based on Application of Attorney ImmunityIn Ironshore Europe DAC v. Schiff Hardin, L.L.P., 912 F.3d 759 (5th […]


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  15. Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS January 2019

    January 15, 2019

    Terrence P. McAvoy & Thomas P. Sukowicz Lawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago 312-704-3000 | E-mail Terrence McAvoy | E-mail Thomas SukowiczRequirements for Waivers of Existing Conflicts and Potential for Fee DisgorgementOn March 4, 2010, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP (Sheppard Mullin) agreed to take over the representation of J-M Manufacturing […]


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