Ethics and Professional Responsibility

  • In re Albertsen In In re Albertsen, the supreme court held that, as a result of an attorney’s six ethical violations including failure to act with due diligence, failure to maintain adequate communication with a client, and failure to adequately communicate with the disciplinary committee, a two-year-and-one-day suspension was appropriate. Albertsen, an attorney in Alaska, represented a client ...
  • In re Reger In In re Reger, the supreme court adopted the recommendations of the bar association’s disciplinary board, holding that violations of the ethics rules are properly attributed to an attorney when the violations occurr due to improper delegation of authority to a non-attorney assistant, and inadequate supervision of that assistant. Lawrence Reger hired KW, a non-attorney, ...
  • In re District Court Judge In In re District Court Judge, After the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct recommended that a judge not be retained after a disciplinary action, the judge decided not to campaign in the next ...
  • McGee v. Alaska Bar Ass’n   In McGee v. Alaska Bar Ass’n, the supreme court held that the Bar Counsel did not err in determining that a formal investigation of an ethics grievance was unwarranted, where the Counsel considered relevant evidence from prior reports, and reasonably concluded that a formal investigation would be unlikely to bring forth new ...
  • In the Disciplinary Matter Involving Deborah Ivy   In In the Disciplinary Matter Involving Deborah Ivy, Ivy, an attorney by profession, brought multiple sexual assault claims against Kyzer, and ...
  • In re Estelle   In In re Estelle, the supreme court held that suspension is an appropriate sanction for judges who have recklessly violated ethical duties in the code of judicial conduct. when in fact three of his cases ...
  • In re Miles   In In re Miles, Miles helped her client open two bank ...
  • McAlpine v. Priddle In McApline v. Priddle, the supreme court held that an arbitration  decision carried out under Alaska’s Revised Uniform Arbitration Act concerning an attorney’s fee dispute is only reviewable in instances of (1) fraud, (2) evident partiality by the arbitrators, (3) refusal to consider material evidence, (4) abuse of power, (5) a prior agreement not to ...
  • In re Reinstatement of Weiderholt   In In re Reinstatement of Weiderholt, The Disciplinary Board (“Board”) conditionally agreed, recommending that ...
  • In re Cummings   In In re Cummings, In April 2012, the Alaska Commission on ...

Ethics and Professional Responsibility

  • In re Albertsen In In re Albertsen, the supreme court held that, as a result of an attorney’s six ethical violations including failure to act with due diligence, failure to maintain adequate communication with a client, and failure to adequately communicate with the disciplinary committee, a two-year-and-one-day suspension was appropriate. Albertsen, an attorney in Alaska, represented a client ...
  • In re Reger In In re Reger, the supreme court adopted the recommendations of the bar association’s disciplinary board, holding that violations of the ethics rules are properly attributed to an attorney when the violations occurr due to improper delegation of authority to a non-attorney assistant, and inadequate supervision of that assistant. Lawrence Reger hired KW, a non-attorney, ...
  • In re District Court Judge In In re District Court Judge, After the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct recommended that a judge not be retained after a disciplinary action, the judge decided not to campaign in the next ...
  • McGee v. Alaska Bar Ass’n   In McGee v. Alaska Bar Ass’n, the supreme court held that the Bar Counsel did not err in determining that a formal investigation of an ethics grievance was unwarranted, where the Counsel considered relevant evidence from prior reports, and reasonably concluded that a formal investigation would be unlikely to bring forth new ...
  • In the Disciplinary Matter Involving Deborah Ivy   In In the Disciplinary Matter Involving Deborah Ivy, Ivy, an attorney by profession, brought multiple sexual assault claims against Kyzer, and ...
  • In re Estelle   In In re Estelle, the supreme court held that suspension is an appropriate sanction for judges who have recklessly violated ethical duties in the code of judicial conduct. when in fact three of his cases ...
  • In re Miles   In In re Miles, Miles helped her client open two bank ...
  • McAlpine v. Priddle In McApline v. Priddle, the supreme court held that an arbitration  decision carried out under Alaska’s Revised Uniform Arbitration Act concerning an attorney’s fee dispute is only reviewable in instances of (1) fraud, (2) evident partiality by the arbitrators, (3) refusal to consider material evidence, (4) abuse of power, (5) a prior agreement not to ...
  • In re Reinstatement of Weiderholt   In In re Reinstatement of Weiderholt, The Disciplinary Board (“Board”) conditionally agreed, recommending that ...
  • In re Cummings   In In re Cummings, In April 2012, the Alaska Commission on ...