by Joseph Brophy for the Maricopa Lawyer, a publication of the Maricopa County Bar Association
This month’s legal ethics column discusses the recent decision of a divided Supreme Court of Ohio in Cleveland Metro. Bar Ass’n. v. Morton, which illuminates the line between politically protected speech and the kind of “undignified and discourteous statements degrading a tribunal” that violate the Rules of Professional Conduct.
JHKM earns top environmental law firm ranking in Arizona.
Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod is pleased to announce that Karen Gaylord and the firm’s environmental law practice is recognized in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA. Ms. Gaylord was listed in the top ranking of Environmental Lawyers in Arizona for 2022 and has been listed in Chambers USA since 2007.
By Paul J. Roshka and Alana L. Porrazzo, Securities Litigation and Government Investigations attorneys with JHKM
It can be startling to learn that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or a state securities regulator is conducting an investigation of your company, senior management, board members or employees. The first contact from a regulator can take many forms.
Gavel and Hand Shake
by Joseph Brophy for the Maricopa Lawyer, a publication of the Maricopa County Bar Association
A recent decision from a disciplinary proceeding in Oregon highlights the importance of precision when lawyers certify that their client understands an agreement they have signed and highlights the fine line between what does and does not constitute a conflict of interest.