State Bar Guns for Trevor Trio

First, the California Attorney General starting investigating Beverly Hills law firm The Trevor Law Group for abusing the state’s Unfair Business Practices Act statutes. Then the AG sued the firm using the same law. Now the AG is seeking to have the Trevor attorneys disbarred, according to this.

Hale and Dorr Sues Secretary for $1,200

Giant British law firm Hale and Dorr (formerly Brobeck Hale and Dorr) has filed suit against a former secretary to recover $1,200 it allegedly overpaid her. Hale and Door had revenues of nearly $300 million last year, according to this.

Scottish Law Firm Hit by Malicious Email Hoax

Thousands of copies of a fake email purporting to be from a prominent partner at a Scottish law firm have been sent. Among other things, it says: “If you want to raise a Civil Court action against someone anywhere in Scotland then I am your man. I am a ruthless bastard and I will screw the opposition to the wall even if it means bending a few rules,” according to this.

Polanski the Predator

The Smoking Gun has just published a transcript of the very disturbing 1977 grand jury testimony of the 13 year old girl director Roman Polanski molested at Jack Nicholson’s house. You can read it here.

A Legacy of Legal Wrangling

“When Kenneth Aupperle, the 43-year-old president of Hauppauge Digital Inc., died of a brain embolism while on a January 2001 business trip, money matters took a back seat to the shock of losing a co-founder. But not for long.” writer Mark Harrington tells the whole sordid tale here.