trial lawyers in trouble
Bruce A. Budner
Trial Lawyers in Trouble: Acting Up in Court Bruce Budner Lecturer, UC Berkeley Law School June 3, 2010 Introduction Every year untold numbers of trial lawyers cross that often indistinct line between permissibly zealous advocacy and conduct in violation of rules of professional conduct. Few patterns emerge from the cases reporting such misconduct. While more criminal defense lawyers than civil lawyers and more men than women seem to find themselves in hot water, contempt citations and bar...