The Delaware State Bar Association’s Professional Ethics Committee, for which I serve as the current Vice Chair, recently published Formal Opinion 2021-1 (July 9, 2021), that addresses the legal ethics issues related to lawyers who work remotely in states where they are not licensed–such as from their homes–as many were required to do when their
A recent Delaware Court of Chancery opinion is notable to the extent that it provides another example of how difficult it is to prevail on a claim for reformation of a contract. See In re 11 West Partners, LLC, C.A. No. 2017-0568-SG (Cons.) (Del. Ch. Mar. 20, 2019).
This case involves …
The current issue of The Bencher, the national publication of the American Inns of Court, includes my regular ethics column which highlights a recent decision of the Delaware Supreme Court that grants qualified immunity to court-appointed counsel, and also denied a motion to withdraw for related reasons.