September 10, 2007Comments Off on A 21st century duty for lawyers: monitor the electronic docket
As court records go electronic, lawyers are being required to assume a whole new set of responsibilities – the latest of which is a 6th Circuit decision requiring them to monitor the electronic docket.
February 4, 2002Comments Off on Negotiating with the pro se litigant
It’s a common problem that can put attorneys on slippery ethical ground: How do you negotiate with the pro se adversary? The situation is akin to being a 200-pound high school football player challenged to a brawl by a 120-pound ...