A non-Delaware lawyer who had been admitted pro hac vice for a matter pending before the Delaware Court of Chancery, was subject to a private admonition/probation for participating in a conference call with the court–but without his local Delaware counsel. His local counsel did not become aware of the call until after it was

Manning v. Vellardita, C.A. No. 6812-VCG (Del. Ch. March 28, 2012), is an important decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery on legal ethics as applied to non-Delaware attorneys who appear before the Court pro hac vice.

Issues Addressed: Whether lack of complete candor to the Court in a Motion for Admission Pro