N.S. lawyer found guilty of professional misconduct but cleared of stealing funds

Disciplinary panel must now determine an appropriate penalty for Adam Rodgers

CBC NewsBlair Rhodes

A Nova Scotia lawyer has been found guilty of professional misconduct for events that led to the collapse of his law firm.

However, a disciplinary panel of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society found that the most serious charges against Adam Rodgers were not supported.

Rodgers and Jason Boudrot were partners in the law firm Boudrot Rodgers until October 2018. That's when Rodgers alleged he discovered his partner was stealing from clients' trust accounts.

The society reached a settlement agreemen…

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N.S. lawyer found guilty of professional misconduct but cleared of stealing funds

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CBC NewsBlair Rhodes, Posted: Jan 12, 2021 7:03 PM AT | Last Updated: January 12
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