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A Five Year Retrospective, Vol. 54, No. 1 RES GESTAE 15 (July/August 2010)

Ethics Curbstone first rolled out in the July/August 2005 issue of Res Gestae.  I occasionally hear from readers.  It is gratifying to know that they often agree with me, but I always learn more when readers tell me they disagree and why.  I hope the column has been helpful while remaining true to its modest, [...]

In-House Counsel and Unauthorized Practice of Law, Vol. 53, No. 8 RES GESTAE 35 (April 2010)

“Bring out yer dead.”  Monty Python and the Holy Grail An interesting recent order is tucked away on the Supreme Court’s miscellaneous orders web page. State ex rel. Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission v. Core, No. 94S00-0910-MS-492 (March 12, 2010).  It approved a settlement between the Disciplinary Commission and a respondent in an unauthorized practice [...]

Proposed Amendments to Lawyer Advertising Rules, Vol. 53, No. 7 RES GESTAE 23 (March 2010)

The Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has published proposed amendments to the lawyer advertising rules, Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct 7.2 through 7.5. The public comment period for these amendments is open through March 1, 2010. The proposed amendments had their genesis in a recommendation by the Board of Governors [...]

Refunding Fees to Clients, Vol. 53, No. 5 RES GESTAE 36 (December 2009)

Fees are a seemingly inexhaustible topic of interest to lawyers. For most of us, they are our economic life blood.  One fee issue that has been given considerable attention is nonrefundable fees. Indiana cases have established the general proposition that attorney fees cannot be nonrefundable.  This can mean different things under different fee arrangements.  But [...]

A Firm By Any Other Name Is Just As Conflicted: Quasi-Law Firms and Imputed Conflicts of Interest, Vol. 53, No. 2 RES GESTAE 36 (September 2009)

Law Firm Defined The Indiana Supreme Court recently decided an important case that sheds some light on the definition of a law firm. First, some background: Rule of Professional Conduct 1.0(c) defines a law firm as “a lawyer or lawyers in a law partnership, professional corporation, sole proprietorship or other association authorized to practice law; [...]