Attorney's Remarks in Court Proceeding Found Privileged

, New York Law Journal


An attorney's allegations that his client's previous counsel botched the case and "stole" money were privileged statements immune from a defamation action, a Brooklyn appellate court has ruled, overturning a lower court decision.

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    Geesh. Obviously we need a lot more than some empty, unenforceable civility rules in our profession. I hope I am not a deluded minority by believing that both of these lawyers are an embarrassment to all of us.

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