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New Orleans Defense Attorney Disbarred
Posted on 26 Jan 2010 by Legal Business Community Team

NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has disbarred a New Orleans defense attorney who virtually abandoned his practice, stiffed clients on court dates and failed to return unearned fees. The high court said that Harry Boyer Jr. violated... Read More

Lawyer Improperly Contacted Flight 3407 Families
Posted on 26 Jan 2010 by Legal Business Community Team

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Federal officials in Buffalo say a Detroit lawyer has paid $5,000 for being too quick to contact families of passengers killed in last February's crash of Flight 3407 near Buffalo. The U.S. Attorney's office Carl Collins III's... Read More

Tags: ethics

Ex-RI Lawyer Charged with Stealing Client Funds
Posted on 26 Jan 2010 by Legal Business Community Team

SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) - A former Rhode Island lawyer has been charged with misappropriating $1.1 million of his clients' money. State Police said they've charged Robert Natal with 11 counts of felony unlawful appropriation. Authorities said Natal... Read More

Tags: clients , ethics
  • Blog Post: Ex-RI Lawyer Charged with Stealing Client Funds

    SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) - A former Rhode Island lawyer has been charged with misappropriating $1.1 million of his clients' money. State Police said they've charged Robert Natal with 11 counts of felony unlawful appropriation. Authorities said Natal mishandled money he received from real estate closings...
  • Blog Post: Lawyer Improperly Contacted Flight 3407 Families

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Federal officials in Buffalo say a Detroit lawyer has paid $5,000 for being too quick to contact families of passengers killed in last February's crash of Flight 3407 near Buffalo. The U.S. Attorney's office Carl Collins III's payment settles a civil action brought after...
  • Blog Post: New Orleans Defense Attorney Disbarred

    NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has disbarred a New Orleans defense attorney who virtually abandoned his practice, stiffed clients on court dates and failed to return unearned fees. The high court said that Harry Boyer Jr. violated professional rules in seven cases with clients and...