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djones@hinshawlaw.com
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David Jones' civil litigation practice emphasizes the liability defense of professionals, including lawyers, accountants, architects and …

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A Fool For a Client?

If you think you can fix that mistake, think again. As lawyers, taking matters into our own hands is dangerous and ill-advised. More ›

Key Ethics Developments in E-Discovery and Social Media

Sometimes the most significant developments that impact how lawyers practice their craft appear in the recommendations of their member bar organizations. Three months ago the Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association released its Social Media Ethics Guidelines on June 9, 2015. Not to be outdone, the State Bar of California issued Formal Opinion No. 2015-193 on June 30, 2015. The personal opinion of this author is that these two documents may be used by judicial, regulatory, and even legislative branches of our state or federal governments to measure how well each of us, as attorneys, functions in the relentlessly changing field of technology and its interactions with attorney ethics. More ›

No good deed goes Unpunished

Your life-long client has asked you to serve on the board of the "family business." Proceed with caution. More ›