• What Can Johnny Manziel Teach Lawyers About Ethics? (Plenty)

    …, including multiple arrests and general bad boy behavior, have knocked him from the pedestal he once occupied as “Johnny Football” (TM pending). In the past year alone, Manziel’s agent dropped him. His marketing firm dropped him. Nike dropped him. The Browns dropped him. His father told ESPN his son is a “druggie” who “needs help” and thinks that jail…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 38 readers -
  • Union Officials: Are They Subject to Employer Discipline?

    … By Heather Hettiarachchi, Lawyer. When an employee becomes a union official, this changes her status significantly and places her in the situation of having to discharge two very different and contradictory roles. On the one hand, she must continue to abide by the rules and policies that govern the workplace in her capacity as employee…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 9 readers -
  • USPTO Suspends Former GWU Ethics Professor For Two Years

    … and Discipline after the OED learned that Mr. Allenbaugh had been suspended for two years from practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. According to the USPTO’s Order of Suspension, on September 11, 2014, Allenbaugh was suspended by the Fourth Circuit for failing to represent his client with reasonable diligence when he…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 62 readers -
  • Drunk Driving Can Lead To Professional Discipline

    … The Bar cares when you’ve stayed too long at the bar. Attorneys need to be mindful that a conviction for drunk driving may impact their ability to practice law. Practitioners who are subject to the disciplinary jurisdiction of the USPTO, for example, must advise the Office of Enrollment and Discipline within 30 days of any criminal conviction…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 43 readers -
  • Firing for Cause: Disciplinary Action and Timely Warnings

    … By Heather Hettiarachchi, Lawyer. Employers know that firing or disciplining an employee for just cause is not easy, particularly where the alleged cause is poor performance. This is because the employer has to document the problem or problems, provide warnings and prove that the employee clearly understood that his/her job was on the line if he…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 11 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!
See more
4th Of July Aba Journal Advertising Alcoholism American Bar Association Articles Attorney Advertising Brad Pitt Bradley Cooper British Columbia Supreme Court California California State Bar California Supreme Court Child Abuse Communications Constructive Dismissal Crime Deceit Deceptive Advertising Disbarment Dishonesty Domestic Violence Donald Trump Driving While Intoxicated Drunk Driving Due Process Dui Dwi Ellen Degeneres Espn Ethics And Oed Extortion Failure To Communicate Foia Reading Room Fraud George Clooney Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Heisman Trophy Indiana Indiana Supreme Court Intellectual Property Inter Partes Ip Ethics Jackass Johnny Manziel Just Cause Labour Labour Law Legal Ethics Litigation Ethics Madd Misdemeanor Mitigating Factors Mitigation Moral Turpitide Mothers Against Drunk Driving National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (Nhtsa) Neglect Nhtsa Nike Oed Oed Director Oed Discipline Oed Ethics Oed Foia Reading Room Oed Investigation Office Of Enrollment And Discipline Oklahoma Other Paris Hilton Patent Attorney Patent Attorney Disciplinary Matters Patent Ethics Patent Litigation Ethics President Obama Privacy Probation Reciprocal Discipline Reinstatement Richard In The News Richmond Sexual Harassment Suspension Texas A&M The New York Times Uber Unauthorized Practice Of Law Unions Upl Uspto Uspto Decisions Uspto Discipline Uspto Ethics Uspto Ethics Investigation Uspto Foia Reading Room Uspto Oed Virginia State Bar Warning Letter Washington Wrongful Dismissal