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Competence – A crucial requirement for lawyers during, and after, the pandemic

It is incompetent for a lawyer to believe, let alone say or write that “It is illegal [for a lawyer] to text or email anything of substance.” The statement is also completely wrong, legally and ethically.

Yet one lawyer, an ethics “maven” no loss, who writes a column for a major local legal newspaper, actually wrote those completely inaccurate words as part of his lament that – because of COVID-19 – he can no longer work in the same type of law office common in 1973, when he received his law license, you know, when Richard Nixon was President.… Learn more. “Competence – A crucial requirement for lawyers during, and after, the pandemic”

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Philadelphia Business Journal Honors Attorney Dan Siegel as “Best of the Bar” In Personal Injury Litigation

The Philadelphia Business Journal has named Attorney Daniel J. Siegel a “Best of the Bar” Honoree in the area of Plaintiff Personal Injury.

In addition to having great success with individual workers’ compensation and personal injury matters, Dan is being honored because of his numerous appellate victories over the past year, cases that have dramatically expanded the rights of injured workers and others.… Learn more. “Philadelphia Business Journal Honors Attorney Dan Siegel as “Best of the Bar” In Personal Injury Litigation”

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We Represent Lawyers In Disciplinary & Professional Guidance Matters – They Just Can’t Say Who They Are

Attorneys must maintain confidentiality, which means we cannot disclose client information (including the names of our clients) without their consent.

One type of client never wants or permits their names to be used – clients we represent who either have charges brought against them by the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board or the many law firms for which we provide confidential ethical guidance about how to handle sensitive matters to avoid having charges brought against them by the Disciplinary Board.… Learn more. “We Represent Lawyers In Disciplinary & Professional Guidance Matters – They Just Can’t Say Who They Are”

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Don’t let your claim turn into a pumpkin because you should have called a lawyer

The decision to file a lawsuit can be tricky. Generally, a person may only file a lawsuit within a limited time period, known as the statute of limitations. If you wait until the last minute, your claim might change from a lawsuit into a pumpkin on its way to the courthouse.Learn more. “Don’t let your claim turn into a pumpkin because you should have called a lawyer”

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Greetings from Dan Siegel – Please Join in the Blog

Welcome to the Pennsylvania Law Blog, a service of the Havertown Law Offices of Daniel J. Siegel. The Pennsylvania Law Blog is designed to spur debate about issues confronting Pennsylvania legal practitioners, including case law, trends in the law, new or revised rules, ethics and professionalism. Please feel free to join in the discussion (no personal attacks, please) and to offer your views about Pennsylvania law.

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