Category Archives: Blog

15 Dec

Ethics Lesson: Show Up to Trial

Today’s Ethics Lesson teaches us that you should show up for your client’s trial. A criminal defense attorney (“Attorney”) in Ohio was hired to represent a defendant who was charged with rape of a minor under 13.  After the Court denied Attorney’s request to continue the criminal trial to accommodate for Attorney traveling for his

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15 Nov

Ethics Lesson: Don’t Drive Naked

Today’s Ethics Lesson is brought to us from Ohio, were an attorney was suspended from the State Bar after being arrested  for allegedly driving while nude. In June 2019 the Butler County Bar Association charged the attorney for violating Prof.Cond.R. 8.4(h) which prohibits an attorney from engaging in conduct that adversely reflects on their fitness

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13 Oct

Ethics Lesson: Don’t Tase Opposing Counsel

Today’s Ethics Lesson is brought to us by a former attorney from San Diego who was disbarred in 2016 for, among other reasons, threatening to tase opposing counsel during a deposition. The attorney was disbarred in a default judgment because he walked out of his disciplinary trial (needless to say, he scores a 10/10 for

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10 Sep

Four Good Reasons to Keep Your Corporate Records Up to Date

Clients often ask why they should prepare annual minutes for their business entity. Here are four good reasons. It’s the law. California Corporations Code Section 1500 mandates that, “each corporation shall keep adequate and correct books and records of account and shall keep minutes of the proceedings of its shareholders, board and committees of the

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27 Jul

Introducing our Chief Wellness Officer

The Oberg Law Group wanted to take a minute to introduce our Chief Wellness Officer, Sophie. Sophie was born and raised in Agoura Hills until she found herself at the Agoura Animal Care Center (“ACC”) when she was seven. Fortunately for Sophie, this is the shelter where Madison volunteers and they hit it off right

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15 Jun

Ethics Lesson: Don’t Call Opposing Counsel the C-Word

Today’s Ethics Lesson comes from New York, where we are reminded that you should not call opposing counsel the C-word. Paul Senzer was a private attorney, and for 26 years he also served as a part-time Justice of the Northport Village Court in Suffolk County. However, that judicial appointment came to an end on June

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Therapy dog wearing a therapy vest - Oberg Law APC Allergies vs Mental Wellness Blog Post
15 May

Allergies vs. Mental Wellness – How do You Choose?

The Iowa Supreme Court recently found itself dealing with competing wellness issues between a tenant’s need for an emotional support animal (“ESA”) and a prior tenant’s allergies. On June 30, 2020, the Court held that a landlord should not have waived its “no pet” policy to accommodate for a “new” tenant’s ESA because an existing

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20 Oct

Top Five Business Partners To Avoid, and Why

I often say that going into business with someone else is just like getting married.  Here is an interesting article about the Top Five Business Partners To Avoid, and why. If you are thinking about starting a new business or have questions about entity formation, please contact me.

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