Going a bit too far

In a recent disciplinary order, the Supreme Court suspended for 30 days an attorney who made decisions in client matters without the client’s knowledge or consent.In In re Margolis, 2014 PR 31, M.R.27546 Sept. 21, 2015), an attorney was found to have negotiated the payment of four outstanding medical bills (and paid the negotiated amount with his own funds) without informing his client and …

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