Ask Ms. Ps and Qs

By Professor Nancy Rapoport, University of Nevada

Dear Readers:

The marvelous, indefatigable Regina Logsdon just forwarded me this hypothetical:

  • Post-confirmation, debtor/client gets upset with attorney. Let’s assume for this scenario that the attorney hasn’t done anything wrong – perhaps just a difference of opinion on a plan modification (or not).
  • Debtor/client says ugly things to attorney – name-calling, etc. THEN calls back and tells the after-hours answering service (a human being) that attorney is a “crook.”
  • Should the attorney brush it off; report . . .

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