GOP Election Lawyer must face Committee on Grievances

U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg We are accustomed to the idea that attorney discipline is the province of the state where we took th…

Source: OTHERWISE: GOP Election Lawyer must face Committee on Grievances

 

Personal passion, zealous loyalty to a cause does not justify litigation.  RPC 1.1 Competence demands “the legal knowledge, skill, thoroughness and preparation reasonably necessary for the representation.”  It is failure to heed that principle that led federal District Judge James E. Boasberg to refer Minnesota lawyer Erick G. Kaardal to the District’s Committee on Grievances.  Boasberg had dismissed a suit brought by Kaardal, a Minnesota lawyer, on behalf of an ad hoc group called Wisconsin Voters Alliance.  The case challenged the lawfulness of the election of Joseph R. Biden as President of the United States.

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