Eli Wald on Enforcement of Contracts Which Violate the Rules of Professional Conduct

In Patterson v. Law Office of Lauri J. Goldstein PA , 980 So. 2d 1234 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 4th Dist., 2008, the Florida court of appeals explored whether a fee-sharing agreement between a lawyer and a paralegal which violated the Rules of Professional Conduct could be enforced against the attorney. ...