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By Pete Radosevich
Harrys Gang 

Legal ethics is not an oxymoron


March 8, 2019

Legal ethics is not an oxymoron. Generally, I enjoy a good lawyer joke.

Unfortunately, there are not very many good lawyer jokes.

But there are a lot of good lawyers. Michael Cohen — President Trump’s personal attorney who is now headed to prison for lying to Congress — is not one of those “good lawyers.”

Sure, he is educated, and probably quite skilled. But so are most lawyers, believe it or not. In order to practice law in Minnesota, lawyers are required to attend law school, pass a rigorous test, attend regular continuing education classes, and adhere to strict ethical rules c...

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