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Mooney, et al. v. Diversified Business Communications, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 12-101-17)

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

SUFFOLK, ss.                                                                                   SUPERIOR COURT

                                                                                                             SUCV2016-3726-BLS2

            JOHN J. MOONEY and MORGAN D. WHEELOCK,

Plaintiffs

vs.

 

DIVERSIFIED BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, DBC PRI-MED, LLC,

THEODORE WIRTH, KATHY WILLING, and OAKLEY DYER

Defendants

MEMORANDUM OF DECISION

ON NON-PARTY SULLIVAN & WORCESTER LLP’S MOTION

TO PRECLUDE MINTZ LEVIN

FROM PROSECUTING PLAINTIFF JOHN MOONEY’S MOTION

 TO DISQUALIFY SULLIVAN &WORCESTER

In the instant case, Mintz Levin (Mintz) represents plaintiff John Mooney; it also represents the law firm of Sullivan & Worcester (S&W) — which is counsel for defendant Diversified — in unrelated immigration matters.  Mintz has served upon S&W a motion to disqualify it from this lawsuit based on its prior representation of plaintiff Mooney on personal matters.  S&W now asserts that Mintz is itself disqualified from prosecuting such a motion because that would run afoul of Rule 1.7 of the Rules of Professional Conduct.   This Court disagrees. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - August 3, 2017 at 6:43 pm

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