Professional Liability Blog

Tag: Supreme Judicial Court

a keybord with a chain and lock on it

Get Ready for New Technology Rules in the Revised MA Rules of Professional Conduct

06/24/2015   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

It would be a nightmare for any lawyer to find that someone had hacked into their firm’s computer network and... Read More »

a group of men from birdeyes view at a meeting

NH Begins To Articulate The Scope Of “In-House Privilege”

02/12/2015   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

In 2013, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court gave Massachusetts law firms a clear set of rules for conducting privileged communications... Read More »

a red umbrella covering a justice scale

Law Firm Liability for Attorney and Employee Ethics: Will Changes Be Necessary?

12/01/2014   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

On July 1, 2013, the Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct proposed changes to Rules 5.1 and... Read More »

a cartoon of a judge and two lawyers and words "is that your plea... to err is hliman?"

To Err is Human . . . But May Not Always Cause Harm

12/11/2013   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

The practice of law is not an exact science.  Even the Supreme Judicial Court has said that the “law does... Read More »

cartoon of man and woman looking at a computer and words "Whenever something goes wrong, I just put this little button and restart. I wish my whole life was like that!"

Lawyer Reboot: Starting Over at a New Firm

11/07/2013   |   BY Thomas F. Maffei

Not that long ago, a lawyer joined a law firm, rose through the ranks, became a partner and finished out... Read More »