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Just spent two hours being tempted by Satan

Two hours + with a non-stop talking 60 + y/o lawyer telling redemptionsong09/22/16
I'm in a case right now w/ a 70+ y/o lawyer who represented sjlawyer09/22/16
Yeah, I am not overly impressed or overawed. And once I look redemptionsong09/22/16
40 years ago the model rules didn't exist and there was gene flharfh09/23/16
yeah, I've noticed a bunch of older lawyers, especially in s dingbat02/17/17
"40 years ago the model rules didn't exist ..." The Model legalace03/08/18
Hate to tell you the rules existed in 1988 when I was sworn boomeresq02/17/17
Apparently, boomer lawyers can't even write simple sentences mrlollipop03/08/18
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redemptionsong (Sep 22, 2016 - 7:01 am)

Two hours + with a non-stop talking 60 + y/o lawyer telling me how I knew nothing and proposing the most mind spinningly unethical crapola I could imagine if I went to sleep and had a nightmare about the Godfather of Law offering me a deal I could not refuse. Is this just part of the hazing? Temptation of a new lawyer? I ended up lecturing him about ethics which was bleeding awkward. Oh well, passed that test at least.

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sjlawyer (Sep 22, 2016 - 11:55 am)

I'm in a case right now w/ a 70+ y/o lawyer who represented both sides on a transaction and he and his former partner (65+ y/o) (who represents a 3rd party who loaned the buyer of the business Money) are both telling me that in "this type of practice" representing both sides in common place and completely ethical.

I don't think it's my youth, I think it's their brazenness.

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redemptionsong (Sep 22, 2016 - 10:11 pm)

Yeah, I am not overly impressed or overawed. And once I looked the guy up I see he was ordered to disgorge more than $1M by the SEC at one point in his long career. Bar license in order with no disciplinary history but I am not seeing how that happened. Christ, describing a situation like this admin should grant a special exception for low grade curse words. Really, I felt sorry for the old man. He obviously had a NEED to try to overawe me and I am smacking him down like telling my grandfather he is a bad driver. Like man, do you even remember the day you sold out? (What movie did I lift that line from?) Ahhh....

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flharfh (Sep 23, 2016 - 1:41 pm)

40 years ago the model rules didn't exist and there was generally a lot less regulation. Lots of older lawyers never changed.

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dingbat (Feb 17, 2017 - 7:45 am)

yeah, I've noticed a bunch of older lawyers, especially in sh*tlaw and in-house, have no clue about what is and what is not permissible.

Once worked with a boomer lawyer who was practically inducing his clients to commit fraud. "as long as they sign it, it's on them"

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legalace (Mar 8, 2018 - 12:38 pm)

"40 years ago the model rules didn't exist ..."

The Model Rules did not yet exist, but the Model Code did:

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/professional_responsibility/publications/model_rules_of_professional_conduct.html

"The ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct were adopted by the ABA ... in 1983. They serve as models for the ethics rules of most states. Before the adoption of the Model Rules, the ABA model was the 1969 Model Code of Professional Responsibility. Preceding the Model Code were the 1908 Canons of Professional Ethics (last amended in 1963)."

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boomeresq (Feb 17, 2017 - 8:00 am)

Hate to tell you the rules existed in 1988 when I was sworn in and 1971 when my husband was sworn in. Evil is just plain evil no matter what generation.

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mrlollipop (Mar 8, 2018 - 8:12 pm)

Apparently, boomer lawyers can't even write simple sentences well on the internet.

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shouldalearnedmath (Mar 8, 2018 - 8:02 am)

your name is very close to a favourite poster on this fora! Can you tell us what you are looking for, I don't click on links.

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jackofspeed (Mar 8, 2018 - 9:05 am)

SEO was spot on.

Offer of academic fraud services added to a thread about brazen unethical conduct.

And that username!

It brings a tear to my glass eye.

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