Michael Downey

Downey Law Group LLC

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Downey Law Group LLC


Michael Downey is a legal ethic lawyer and founding member of Downey Law Group, LLC, a law firm devoted to legal ethics, lawyer discipline defense, and the law of lawyering. Michael often represents lawyers in disciplinary matters, and he advises lawyer and clients on issues of legal ethics, law firm risk management, judicial disqualification, and sanction and privilege law.

Michael has also taught legal ethics and law firm practice as an adjunct professor at two law schools for more than a decade. Past chair of the ABA Law Practice Division, he has presented on legal ethics more than 450 times, published a book and more than 100 articles, and testified as an expert witness in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.   


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