Saturday, July 16, 2011

New York Attorney Disciplined for Sharing Fees with a Nonlawyer and for Paying for a Referral

The Committee on Grievances found that the attorney accepted $5,000 from Client Roe's family and did no legal work on his behalf; that the attorney shared legal fees with a nonlawyer, Inmate Doe, to compensate him in part for his “legal” work and for recommending the respondent's services to other inmates. In re Saghir 925 N.Y.S.2d 99, 101 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept.,2011).

No comments:

Post a Comment