During the survey period from June 1, 2009 through May 31, 2010, the appellate courts in Georgia decided cases involving the discipline of lawyers, ineffective assistance of counsel, legal malpractice, bar admission, judicial ethics, and attorney disqualification. The courts also decided one case involving an important issue of professionalism and several miscellaneous cases. The State Bar of Georgia Formal Advisory Opinion Board issued several opinions that relate to the professional responsibilities of Georgia lawyers.
Patrick Emery Longan, Legal Ethics, 62 Mercer L. Rev. 215 (2010).