Iowa Reprimands Illinois Attorney on Discovery Sanctions Pass-Through Attempt.
Based on a recent ABA Journal on-line post, an Illinois attorney has been reprimanded in Iowa for billing a client for discovery sanctions imposed for the attorney’s own conduct.
Gotta Wear Socks In Blackford County, Indiana.
The ABA Journal end-of-the-week posts also indicate that a judge in Blackford County, Indiana issued an order directing a litigation attorney to wear socks in his courtroom appearances, after also noting the same attorney did not wear a tie and only appeared in an open-collared suit. However, gotta wear socks—and the order made it clear this applied to all attorneys appearing before this particular judge. Sock up (as well as suit up), man!
Selling socks and ties outside tobacco warehouse, Durham, North Carolina. Marion Post Wolcott. 1939. Library of Congress.