Red Flags: A Lawyer's Handbook on Legal Ethics
by Susan Martyn and Lawrence J. Fox
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In Red Flags, two of the country's top authorities on lawyers' ethics turn dry ethical rules into practical illustrations and give readable advice that could save your fee, your reputation, and your license to practice law. It's a must for every lawyer.
Monroe H. Freedman
Co-author, Freedman & Smith, Understanding Lawyers' Ethics (3rd ed., 2004)
Thursday, August 04, 2005
Red Flags provides clear and concise guidance from two well recognized experts about virtually every ethics problem that can arise in practice. An instant CLE program in Legal Ethics.
Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Although I am thoroughly familiar with just about every point that the authors make, I couldn’t put this book down! Pithy, clever, a little sly, and utterly realistic, this is just plain good reading. Larry Fox and Susan Martyn have managed to provide at least a solid starting point for almost every issue of legal ethics that bedevils the practitioner (or should), no matter what the practice setting.
W. William Hodes
The William Hodes P.C.
Professor Emeritus of Law, Indiana University
This accessible work should be a desk top reference for every lawyer. In addition, Larry's breezy prose invites lawyers to refresh themselves on practical ethical rules via an easy weekend "read".
Deborah A. Coleman
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP
Confronted with the choice of reading a text on ethics, or a trip to the dentist, many would choose the latter. They have not read Red Flags. This is a treatment of difficult issues that is accessible, intelligent, practical, and sometimes even light-hearted in approach, although not in result. It is a book that practitioners can return to, again and again, to identify, confront, and solve problems.
Judge Laurie Zelon
California Court of Appeals
Laura Shoman Riedinger
Information Specialist, Byrd Law Firm
Little Rock, AR
Magazine of the Federal Bar Association
Reviewed by Heidi Boghosian
This book belongs on every lawyer's bookshelf -- or better yet, their desks. I have never seen another book that presents so much crucial ethics information in such a succinct and engaging way.
Professor of Law