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Bankruptcy – Attorney’s Fees – Res Judicata (access required)

In these two bankruptcy appeals arising out of nearly 14 years of litigation over attorney’s fees between two lawyers stemming from their joint representation of Preston Conner Sr., an Alexandria U.S. District Court affirms bankruptcy court decisions sustaining defendant lawyer’s plea of res judicata and collateral estoppel and overruling plaintiff lawyer’s objection to the validity ...