Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The John Marshall Law School
Friday, April 25, 2014
How NOT to practice law: don't tell the court that the case has settled
In case the double negative in the title of this post is too confusing, here is the bottom line: if your case settles, tell the judge! Although the New Jersey Appellate Division did not impose sanctions, it sharply criticized counsel who had failed to timely advise the court that the case had settled. Go here for the story.