Description Date Docket #
Diaz v. Professional Community Management, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Concluding that a defendant and their counsel unilaterally created an appeal-able order by making a motion in bad faith with the intention of creating...
11/08/2017 G053909
Keane v. HSBC Bank USA
United States First Circuit
Property Law & Real Estate, Civil Procedure, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
In a civil procedure action, the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's case after his attorney failed to appear at a scheduled motion hearing is...
10/31/2017 16-1045
In re Bressman
United States Third Circuit
Judges & Judiciary, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Ethics & Disciplinary Code
In an ethics case, the bankruptcy court's order to vacate a default judgment against the debtor after finding that plaintiffs' attorney, Max...
10/18/2017 16-3244
Browning v. Baker
United States Ninth Circuit
Legal Malpractice, Habeas Corpus, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversing the district court's denial of habeas corpus to a petitioner challenging his conviction for crimes involving the robbery and murder of a man...
09/20/2017 15-99002
Weingarten v. US
United States Second Circuit
Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirming the denial of a petition arguing that the petitioner's attorney provided ineffective assistance of counsel when they conceded that charges...
07/27/2017 15-923
Trzaska v. L'Oreal USA, Inc.
United States Third Circuit
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Reversing the pre-discovery dismissal of a wrongful termination claim filed by an in-house patent attorney against their former employer, L'Oreal,...
07/25/2017 15-3810
US v. Boyland
United States Second Circuit
White Collar Crime, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Judges & Judiciary, Criminal Law & Procedure
Denying the appeal of a judge convicted of 21 counts of public-corruption-related offenses, finding that subsequent decisions narrowing the...
07/10/2017 15-3118
Lee v. US
United States Supreme Court
Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
In a criminal case in which defendant was advised by counsel to plead guilty to possessing ecstasy with intent to distribute, an 'aggravated felony'...
06/23/2017 16-327
Tucker Ellis v. Evan Nelson
California Court of Appeal
Legal Malpractice, Evidence, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
In a writ proceeding to determine whether attorney work conduct privilege attaches to documents created by an attorney employee during their...
06/21/2017 A148956
McDermott Will & Emery v. Super. Ct.
California Court of Appeal
Evidence, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
In defendants' petition for a writ of mandate directing the trial court to vacate both its order finding real-party-in-interest did not waive the...
04/18/2017 G053623

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