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Ethics hypo: Taking on a new client, reserving right to walk (access required)

A lawyer who was trying to nail down his $25,000 retainer from out-of-state clients ran out of time and saw a default judgment entered against the clients, in a new decision from Loudoun County Circuit Court. The court’s opinion in Wyczalkowski, Trustee v. Carter reads like an ethics hypothetical, the kind that highlights pitfalls that await ...

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