Contract Law in Action

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Contract Law in Action

Postby zeth006 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:33 pm

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby reasonable_man » Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:39 pm

So your friend engaged in the unauthorized practice of law and fraudulently held himself out as an attorney without being admitted to practice. You do realize that this is a serious ethical violation that can be grounds for his not being admitted to practice. Cool story though.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby SpiteFence » Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:50 pm

Yea this is less than professional.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby TigerBeer » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:07 pm

he didn't need a legal education to do that

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby piccolittle » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:07 pm

Also <3 the rampant misuse of legal terminology. Sorry but I think your friend is kind of a d-bag.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby Kilpatrick » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:10 pm

"Your friend" is an idiot.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby JazzOne » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:13 pm

piccolittle wrote:[Y]our friend is . . . a d-bag.

Not only is it a violation to represent yourself as an attorney when you are not licensed, but it is also unethical to claim to be a specialist unless you do in fact hold such a certification.
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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby 2807 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:15 pm

I bet he nailed the LSAT.
That would make my day.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby reasonable_man » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:15 pm

I'm almost tempted to get the name of this lawyer err student and inform his school/state bar of the fact that he deems himself ready to practice after a few weeks of 1L. I recall that when I sat for my character and fitness interview, I was extensively questioned on whether or not I had ever signed a document for my law firm employer without being sure to indicate that I was a law clerk and not an attorney. Apparantly, Bar examiners take shit like this very seriously.. He even went as far as to sign it JD.. I mean come on.


Well Would you look at that.. http://www.bonobos.com is located in NY. It should be pretty easy for me to get the name of this person. I'm going to get my paralegal right on this.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby zeth006 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:17 pm

Errr, I'm going to reserve judgment on him. He's a good guy and ethical issue aside, even though two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby reasonable_man » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:19 pm

zeth006 wrote:Errr, I'm going to reserve judgment on him. He's a good guy and ethical issue aside, even though two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back.



Errr, I'm going to report "him" to the state bar and let them make a determination on the ethical issues. So you might want to give "him" a heads up. And if "two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back" is truly the take home message you got from this exchange, you're in need of a calibration of your ethical compass.
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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby JazzOne » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:19 pm

zeth006 wrote:Errr, I'm going to reserve judgment on him. He's a good guy and ethical issue aside, even though two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back.

You should delete the OP. Sheesh. Why would you do this? Flame? And you should tell your friend he fucked up.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby Grizz » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:22 pm

Your friend is a fucking moron.

Also, CHECK YOU LEFKOWITZ.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby reasonable_man » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:23 pm

JazzOne wrote:
zeth006 wrote:Errr, I'm going to reserve judgment on him. He's a good guy and ethical issue aside, even though two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back.

You should delete the OP. Sheesh. Why would you do this? Flame? And you should tell your friend he fucked up.



No need. I alread screen printed the whole thing.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby JazzOne » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:26 pm

reasonable_man wrote:
JazzOne wrote:
zeth006 wrote:Errr, I'm going to reserve judgment on him. He's a good guy and ethical issue aside, even though two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back.

You should delete the OP. Sheesh. Why would you do this? Flame? And you should tell your friend he fucked up.



No need. I alread screen printed the whole thing.

I'm not convinced that this wasn't a flame, but you do what you must. Really dumb move posting that here, OP.
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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby Paul Allen » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:26 pm

reasonable_man wrote:
zeth006 wrote:Errr, I'm going to reserve judgment on him. He's a good guy and ethical issue aside, even though two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back.



Errr, I'm going to report "him" to the state bar and let them make a determination on the ethical issues. So you might want to give "him" a heads up. And if "two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back" is truly the take home message you got from this exchange, you're in need of a calibration of your ethical compass.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby JazzOne » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:28 pm

Paul Allen wrote:
reasonable_man wrote:
zeth006 wrote:Errr, I'm going to reserve judgment on him. He's a good guy and ethical issue aside, even though two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back.



Errr, I'm going to report "him" to the state bar and let them make a determination on the ethical issues. So you might want to give "him" a heads up. And if "two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back" is truly the take home message you got from this exchange, you're in need of a calibration of your ethical compass.

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Maybe the law is a big joke to everyone else, but now that I have studied the AMA Model Rules, I know that not only is the OP's story a violation, but it is a violation for an attorney who knows about this to fail to report it. I'm not saying I think it should be reported. I'm saying you don't know what you're talking about though.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby reasonable_man » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:30 pm

Paul Allen wrote:
reasonable_man wrote:
zeth006 wrote:Errr, I'm going to reserve judgment on him. He's a good guy and ethical issue aside, even though two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back.



Errr, I'm going to report "him" to the state bar and let them make a determination on the ethical issues. So you might want to give "him" a heads up. And if "two wrongs don't make a right, he got his money back" is truly the take home message you got from this exchange, you're in need of a calibration of your ethical compass.

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I'm sorry that as a practicing attorney I find a law student acting in a highly unethical manner to be a serious issue.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby Grizz » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:32 pm

reasonable_man wrote:I'm sorry that as a practicing attorney I find a law student acting in a highly unethical manner to be a serious issue.

You're just afraid of the competition in this competitive legal market RM!

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby reasonable_man » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:33 pm

rad law wrote:
reasonable_man wrote:I'm sorry that as a practicing attorney I find a law student acting in a highly unethical manner to be a serious issue.

You're just afraid of the competition in this competitive legal market RM!



Did you read that garbage. This kid is competition for the graduates of the People's College of Law; at best!

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby Grizz » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:34 pm

reasonable_man wrote:
rad law wrote:
reasonable_man wrote:I'm sorry that as a practicing attorney I find a law student acting in a highly unethical manner to be a serious issue.

You're just afraid of the competition in this competitive legal market RM!



Did you read that garbage. This kid is competition for the graduates of the People's College of Law; at best!


Haha yeah. Utter garbage. Also my post was a sarcasmfail apparently.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby 2807 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:35 pm

Dear State Bar:

This one time, at TLS band camp...

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby reasonable_man » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:37 pm

2807 wrote:Dear State Bar:

This one time, at TLS band camp...


Its nice to see so many aspiring lawyers having no regard for the professional rules of conduct.

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Re: Contract Law in Action

Postby vanwinkle » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:41 pm

OP was deleted, practicing lawyer has his copy to report to proper authorities, I think this thread has served its purpose.




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