What are some examples of rule violations for which lawyers may be disciplined?

Published 03/12/2015 12:47 PM   |    Updated 12/06/2016 10:19 PM
What are some examples of rule violations for which lawyers may be disciplined?

· Not promptly giving you settlement money that your lawyer has collected on your behalf from another source or not providing a complete, written accounting for the settlement money.

· Unreasonably failing to respond to your requests for information, tell you about court dates, or appear in court.

· Being dishonest with you, a third party or a court, or advising you to lie.

· Improperly representing conflicting interests.

· Neglecting your case.

· Settling a case without your permission.

Failing to return your papers upon request at the end of your case, provided you have paid fees that are due.
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