Professional Liability Blog


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Bankruptcy Court Weighs in on Conflicts of Interest in Business Transactions

01/25/2019   |   BY Christopher R. Blazejewski

A recent decision of the U.S. Bankruptcy for the District of Massachusetts in the adversary proceeding Cruikshank v. Dixon, in... Read More »

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How to Withdraw from Representation Ethically in Mass

05/16/2018   |   BY Christopher R. Blazejewski

The saying goes, “Getting married is easy, getting divorced is complicated.” A similar sentiment applies once a lawyer has entered... Read More »

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Who Can You Talk to Confidentially About a Client Dispute?

03/08/2018   |   BY Christopher R. Blazejewski

A dispute has arisen between you and a client. You are not exactly sure how to handle the situation, so... Read More »

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Corporate Counsel And Duties Beyond The Client published on

02/15/2018   |   BY Christopher R. Blazejewski

Representing closely-held entities can present a challenging array of ethical dilemmas for in-house or outside counsel, especially with regard to... Read More »

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Rhode Island Legal Malpractice Decision Offers Guidance to Trust and Estate Attorneys

01/21/2016   |   BY Christopher R. Blazejewski

The Rhode Island Supreme Court recently issued a significant decision providing clearer guidance on the duties owed by trust and... Read More »