My name is Carolyn Elefant. I am the founder of the Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant,... more
My name is Carolyn Elefant. I am the founder of the Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant, www.carolynelefant.com. To learn more about me, you can visit my website, www.carolynelefant.com or my blogs, www.fercfights.com and www.renewablesoffshore.com.
I started practice over 30 years ago with a big law firm defending medical neligence... more
I started practice over 30 years ago with a big law firm defending medical neligence cases. I rose through the ranks to the point where I was vice chair of my large law firm. Whena close family member experienced a devestating injury as a result of a medical error, I decided to "cross the street" and prosecute a medical malpractice claim. The experience was a good one. The recovery I achieved f... view profile
Professional responsibility rules govern the ethical standards of licensed professionals such as attorneys and doctors. Such professionals may be disciplined for bad conduct, like mismanaging a case or mishandling a client's money. Ethics lawyers, also called professional responsibility lawyers, are experts in these rules and can help both professionals and the public understand if a professional’s licensing obligations have been met.