Mark Dubois, the former chief disciplinary counsel for Connecticut, is now an attorney at the New London firm of Geraghty & Bonnano.
Friday, August 9, 2013 | by Mark Dubois | The Connecticut Law Tribune
A friend of mine has what I think has to be the best job in the world, teaching Latin at a boy's high school in Boston. I keep saying that I want to be him when I grow up.
Thursday, August 1, 2013 | by Mark Dubois | The Connecticut Law Tribune
Lawyers and judges have wrestled with the intersection of the Rules of Professional Conduct and civil liability for some time.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 | by Mark Dubois | The Connecticut Law Tribune
I usually don't dare to venture outside of my limited area of expertise, but a recent article about the Black Swan case reminded me that I had been meaning to talk about student interns for some time.
Friday, June 28, 2013 | by Mark Dubois | The Connecticut Law Tribune
I was at a tag sale the other day and while rummaging through a box of books came across a small blue book that shaped a large part of my early resolve to become a lawyer. It is the Handbook for Conscientious Objectors.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 | by Mark Dubois | The Connecticut Law Tribune
The kerfuffle over the U.S. government's alleged spying on its own citizens by accessing their computers, e-mails and other electronic media use has caused no small amount of talk among legal ethics folks. I am not sure what the end of it all will be, but there will be some fallout.
Friday, June 7, 2013 | by Mark Dubois | The Connecticut Law Tribune
There was a bill introduced at the legislature this session prohibiting lawyers from sending letters offering their services to folks accused of crimes until 30 days after the arrest. It seems to be modeled on the statute which places a 40-day moratorium on contacting victims of accidents. I don't know who sponsored the thing, but it is a good guess that it was a lawyer.
Friday, May 31, 2013 | by Mark Dubois | The Connecticut Law Tribune
I saw a post on an ethics listserv the other day about a proposal by the California disciplinary counsel to issue a "consumer alert" any time a lawyer is accused of misappropriating client funds. Under the present regime, these alerts are sent out after an investigation reveals misappropriation of over $25,000.
Friday, May 24, 2013 | by Mark Dubois | The Connecticut Law Tribune
I was in our nation's capital the other day on some business and had a chance to glimpse what I am told is the office of the future.