Lawyers who use a contingency fee agreement in eminent domain cases shouldn’t necessarily expect to recover all of the fees they contracted for, the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled earlier this month. The court said that trial courts may consider ...Read More »
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Attorney: John A. Jackson Location: North Charleston Bar membership: Member since 2007 Disciplinary action: Suspended until further notice on Oct. 2 Background: The Supreme Court suspended Jackson’s license to practice law until further order and appointed a special receiver to ...
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Access to justice, sentencing reform and the role of the legal community in the immigration crisis are a few of the issues William C. Hubbard is taking on as the 2014-15 president of the American Bar Association. He says the ...Read More »
A recent decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals checks the purse-string power of homeowners associations by ensuring HOAs comply with the state’s Planned Community Act when assessing liens. In an unpublished opinion, the appeals court held that ...Read More »