Utah State Bar

Automotive dealerships face a singular vary of business and legal challenges requiring counsel particularly experienced on this trade. All litigants and attorneys should have access to tribunals on an equal basis. Typically, in adversary proceedings a lawyer should not talk with a choose relative to a matter pending earlier than, or which is to be introduced earlier than, a tribunal over which the choose presides in circumstances which could have the impact or give the appearance of granting undue benefit to one social gathering. For example, a lawyer should not communicate with a tribunal by a writing until a replica thereof is promptly delivered to opposing counsel or to the adverse social gathering if such party just isn’t represented by a lawyer. Ordinarily an oral communication by a lawyer with a judge or hearing officer should be made solely upon sufficient notice to opposing counsel, or if there may be none, to the opposing social gathering. A lawyer shouldn’t condone or participate in personal importunities by another with a choose or listening to officer on behalf of the lawyer or the client.

Before the CFPB, Lucy labored on the Federal Commerce Commission for over 20 years in a wide range of management positions, together with as Assistant Director for Financial Practices and as Assistant to the Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Client Safety. On the FTC, Lucy had in depth expertise in law enforcement investigations, consent negotiations, and litigation; rulemaking; and public coverage growth within the areas of monetary providers, advertising, and advertising. Lucy is the Recipient of 2008 Chairman’s Award, the FTC’s highest award. Prior to the FTC, Lucy was a litigation affiliate with Betts, Patterson & Mines in Seattle, Washington.

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