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Online mechanic’s lien settlement software company Zlien settles Ohio unauthorized practice of law complaint

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent (July 20, 2016) Order approving the settlement of an Ohio unauthorized practice of law (UPL) complaint filed by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) against an online mechanic’s lien settlement software maker called Express Lien, Inc. (d/b/a Zlien) and dismissing the complaint.  Read More

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Pennsylvania woman who impersonated a lawyer for 10 years is sentenced to 2 to 5 years in prison

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will update my March 30, 2016 blog and discuss recent sentence of a Pennsylvania woman who impersonated a lawyer for 10 years.  The case is Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Kimberly M. Kitchen, case number CP-31-CR-0000274-2015 (Court of Common Pleas of Huntingdon County).  The court docket is here:  https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/CPReport.ashx?docketNumber=CP-31-CR-0000274-2015 Read More

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Pennsylvania woman who posed as a lawyer for 10 years is convicted of UPL, forgery, and records tampering

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss recent conviction of a Pennsylvania woman who posed as a lawyer for 10 years using fictitious documents and another lawyer’s license number.  The case is Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Kimberly M. Kitchen, case number CP-31-CR-0000274-2015 (Court of Common Pleas of Huntingdon County).  The court docket Read More

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LegalZoom settles multi-million dollar antitrust suit against the North Carolina State Bar with agreement to continue operating

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent agreement between LegalZoom and the North Carolina State Bar which will apparently settle its multi-million dollar antitrust lawsuit which was filed in the North Carolina Middle District in June 2015.  The agreement has certain conditions and would allow LegalZoom to continue operating Read More

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends lawyer for 2 years for assisting UPL, improperly accessing CM/ECF, and making false statements

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court Order approving the Report and Recommendations of the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board and suspending a lawyer for 2 years for, inter alia, aiding the unlicensed practice of law, improperly accessing the bankruptcy court’s CM/ECF system, and making false statements when he Read More

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South Carolina Supreme Court bans Florida lawyer from practicing law who solicited over the internet and represented clients in that state

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent opinion of the South Carolina Supreme Court which prohibited a Florida lawyer not admitted in that state from admission to practice for soliciting business over the internet and representing clients in that state and failing to respond to the allegations. The Read More

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Maryland discipline opinion imposes reprimand on New York lawyer who practiced immigration law in Maryland, failed to disclose that he was not admitted, and represented clients in Maryland state matters

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent opinion of the Maryland Court of Appeals imposing a public reprimand on a New York lawyer who practiced immigration law in Maryland but failed to disclose that he was not admitted in Maryland.  The opinion is Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland Read More

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