Law Firms

New Pa. Bar Ethics Opinion – Obligations of Lawyers Working Remotely

The Pennsylvania Bar Association Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility today issued Formal Opinion 2020-300 – Ethical Obligations of Attorneys Working Remotely. The Opinion is intended to provide global guidance to attorneys working from home, not only during the COVID-19 pandemic, but also for those who will work remotely even after the situation returns to “normal.”… Learn more. “New Pa. Bar Ethics Opinion – Obligations of Lawyers Working Remotely”

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Influencers of the Law – They Aren’t All in Large Firms

Today’s Philadelphia Inquirer has an entire section devoted to advertising for, oops, I meant highlighting the achievements of large law firms. Called “Influencers of the Law,” the section focuses on the accomplishments of many large law firms in the Philadelphia area. It also includes (not inexpensive) advertisements for 15 of the firms whose attorneys are featured in the section.… Learn more. “Influencers of the Law – They Aren’t All in Large Firms”

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Professionals @High_Risk on Social Media

Pundits swiftly smacked down Rosanne’s recent racist and anti-Semitic tweets, comparing them with New York Lawyer Aaron Schlossberg’s videotaped, racist rant against people for standing in front of him in a line. In a situation, where honestly, blameless people were supporting a local business, Attorney Schlossberg fumed at them shamelessly, calling them undocumented immigrants for inconveniencing him.… Learn more. “Professionals @High_Risk on Social Media”

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Voting has closed in the Delco’s Best Lawyers poll.

Thank you for voting for the Havertown Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC in the Delco’s Best Lawyers poll in our major practice areas: Appellate; Personal Injury; Workers’ Compensation.  Voting ended Thursday, March 8th.

Here’s why we believe we have earned your support.

  • In 2017, we were appellate counsel, and won, two Pennsylvania Supreme Court cases, that expanded the rights of injured workers (workers’ compensation) and auto crash victims (personal injury).
Learn more. “Voting has closed in the Delco’s Best Lawyers poll.”

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Underdogs – The Philadelphia Eagles Theme Resonates for This Lawyer

By now, everyone has heard about the Philadelphia Eagles and their rise to football supremacy as underdogs – the team that no one respected. On Sunday, we’ll see if the Eagles prove just how underrated and disrespected they were by winning the ultimate NFL prize, the Super Bowl.

Many people have expressed disbelief that being an underdog, or being disrespected, can be a motivator.Learn more. “Underdogs – The Philadelphia Eagles Theme Resonates for This Lawyer”

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Pick a leader, not a law firm that plays follow the leader — and takes credit for the leader’s success

We all remember the childhood game of “Follow the Leader.” Some lawyers still play the game, and want to take the credit for the leader’s work. The recent Court decision in Protz v. WCAB in which Attorney Dan Siegel authored the friend of the court brief for the Pennsylvania Association for Justice — which invalidated the Impairment Rating Evaluation (IRE) process under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, is a great example.… Learn more. “Pick a leader, not a law firm that plays follow the leader — and takes credit for the leader’s success”

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Please vote for the Havertown Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC in the Delco’s Best Lawyers poll.

Please vote for the Havertown Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC in the Delco’s Best Lawyers poll in our major practice areas: Appellate; Personal Injury; Workers’ Compensation. To do so, go to http://pa.journalregister.com/delcotimes/toplawyers/. Here’s why we believe we have earned your support.

Our office is proud of our reputation for providing high quality legal services in an affordable client-focused manner.… Learn more. “Please vote for the Havertown Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC in the Delco’s Best Lawyers poll.”

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Law Offices Of Daniel J. Siegel Named to Best Law Firms in America

November 1, 2016 – The Havertown/Philadelphia Area Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel, LLC has been named to the “Best Law Firms” rankings for firms in the area of Workers’ Compensation – Claimants (Injured Workers). Published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, the listings “recognize [the firm] for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.… Learn more. “Law Offices Of Daniel J. Siegel Named to Best Law Firms in America”

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Another victory in the battle over workers’ compensation impairment ratings

Since 2012, our firm has been leading the challenge to the unconstitutionality of the current impairment rating evaluation (IRE) process in Pennsylvania. We have filed numerous briefs explaining in detail why the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Bureau of Labor & Industry’s adoption the guidelines used in the 5th and 6th editions of the AMA Guides violated the Pennsylvania Constitution.… Learn more. “Another victory in the battle over workers’ compensation impairment ratings”

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Webinar – Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys

Next Tuesday, August 18th, at 12 noon, I will present a webinar, Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys, based on my ethics book of the same title.

The program will address:

  • General Legal Principles Every Lawyer Should Know
  • General Ethical Considerations Every Lawyer Should Know
  • Deciding Whether to Leave
  • What to Do During the Transition
  • What to Do After Departure
  • What You Should and Shouldn’t Say and Do
  • The Relevant Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Applicable Ethical Guidance Opinions

For more information, or to register, go to http://pbi.peachnewmedia.com/store/seminar/seminar.php?seminar=45757.… Learn more. “Webinar – Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys”

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