NYLJ: ‘I Can’t Say No’: Rule 1.16 and the Legal Aid Lawyer

By Sateesh Nori
June 04, 2019

It’s 2:38 a.m. on a Monday morning. My iPhone pings to alert me of an email on my law firm account. I roll over to the bedside table, rub my eyes, and attempt to read the message in the dark of my bedroom. The subject reads “VERY CONCERNED” so my attention focuses and I read on.

“You are not doing a good job,” it reads. “I think you are working with the other side" . . . Read more.