Guarding Against Misconduct, Mistakes and Ethical Violations

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


Law firms cannot be expected to micromanage employees, and instead they rely on attorneys and staff members to perform their duties in a legal or ethical manner. However, while firms may be confident that employees will conform their behavior to applicable standards, there are inevitably times when even those most outwardly competent employees may conduct themselves with less-than-perfect ethics or otherwise make a mistake.

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  • P. Szymonik

    The biggest problem in this state is what is being tolerated and allowed in our state‘s broken family courts. Where no AMC, GAL or divorce attorney is ever held accountable for misconduct, perjury or unprofessional behavior by any judge - no matter how awful the offense. In my case, Keith Yagaloff of South Windsor opted to personally involve himself and exploit my son with autism during the course of an activity custody situation - causing him not to have clean hands before the court. How did the court and Judge Suarez respond? By actively working to cover up evidence of the misconduct and fact that Mr. Yagaloff no longer had clean hands before the court. Outrageous.

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