Fifth Circuit Slashes Bankruptcy Attorney’s Compensation for Discourteous Behavior

In ⁠Dale & Klein L.L.P. v. Owsley (In re Owsley), No. 22-40283, 2023 WL 2424592 (5th Cir. Mar. 9, 2023)⁠, the Fifth Circuit upheld a bankruptcy court’s order to cut a law firm’s attorney’s fees by just under 35% for unethical and discourteous behavior while representing a debtor in a chapter 13 bankruptcy case.

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