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Collected from the pages of the Bar News, the series, "Ethics and the Law", helps lawyers expand their understanding and knowledge of ethics by focusing on in-depth analysis of issues affecting lawyers and their practice.  (Note: please be patient while the pages load.)

2012

Know Before You Go: Practicing Across State Lines in the Northwest by Mark J. Fucile (August 2012)

Ethical Limits to the Contingency Fee: How Reasonable is Reasonable? By Michael Caryl (June 2012)

Attorney Liens Tool or Traps? by Mark J. Fucile (May 2012)

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claim: Are There Limits To What You Can Reveal When Defending Yourself In A Complaint About Your Representation? By Kevin Bank and Francesca D’Angelo (March 2012)

Lawyer Beware: The Consumer Protection Act by Mark J. Fucile (February 2012)

 

2011

The Lateral-Hire Screening Rule: How it Works by Mark J. Fucile (December 2011)

Ethics Update by Jeanne Marie Clavere (October 2011)

Electronic Ethics, Part II: Communication, Metadata, and File Storage by Mark J. Fucile (September 2011)

Electronic Ethics, Part 1: Friends and Other Strangers by Mark J. Fucile (June 2011)

Ethic’s Corner: Considerations for Moderate Means and Pro Bono Representation by Jeanne Marie Clavere (May 2011)

Inadvertent Production Revisited (Yet Again) by Mark J. Fucile ( March 2011)

 

2010

Changing Horses in Midstream—Modifying Fee Agreements by Mark J. Fucile (December 2010)

Settlement Ethics by Mark J. Fucile (October 2010)

Discovery Ethics Revisited by Mark J. Fucile (August 2010)

Outsourcing Here and There by Mark J. Fucile (June 2010)

The Perils of Co-Counsel Relationships by Brian J. Waid (May 2010)

Spring Cleaning: File Retention and Destruction by Mark J. Fucile (April 2010)

Lawyers Tweeting, Blogging and IMing—Oh My! Potential Ethical Pitfalls under the RPCs by Diana M. Dearmin (April 2010)

Saying Goodbye: The Withdrawal Rule by Mark J. Fucile (February 2010)

 

For ethics articles from 2009, see the Bar News Archive.