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Ethics Board Affirms 60-Day Suspension for Attorney Who Said Judiciary Acted 'as the B-tch' for the Opposing Party

Michigan’s Board of Attorney Discipline declined to extend an attorney’s 60-day suspension, despite affirming a hearing panel’s misconduct findings in full, including that the lawyer violated ethics canons by writing in a brief that the judiciary was acting “as the bitch for the opposing party.”         Click Here To Read The Full Article

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'We All Have to Go Along for the Ride': Court Finds Insurer Failed to Seriously Engage in Settlement Negotiations

“Here, we have a fire and we have fire insurance. Vermont Mutual, we find out years later, is denying real coverage to this landlord. We all have to go on for the ride. That’s why the legislature put in place chapter 176D because they have comparatively limitless resources and our folks don’t. Not every lawyer […]

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How I Made Office Managing Partner: 'My Scientific Mindset Helps Me Approach Problems Analytically and Makes Me a Better Adviser,' Says Julie Park of Morrison & Foerster

“Be engaged—participate in committees and firm activities. It’s not just about making the connections, it’s also about showing people that you’ll succeed in whatever leadership position you’re appointed to.”         Click Here To Read The Full Article

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