While the Standards Applied By Courts In Ethical Matters Differ to that of Civil Litigation, Collateral Estoppel Is Still Applicable to Challenges to the Same Issues in Complementary Ethical and Civil Matters

5.23.2017

ABA Standing Committee on Lawyer's Professional Liability eAdvisory

In this article published in the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyer's Professional Liability May 2017 eAdvisory,  Will Shih and Risa Chalfin discuss collateral estoppel intended to prevent re-litigation. The article considers the decision by the New Jersey Appellate Division Peng v. Law Office of Feng Li and Feng Li.