February 3, 2011
Rule 11’s admonition that every lawyer do necessary work to find law before filing brief applies even to lawyers who have two varsity letters in a collision sport and who were presidents of their fraternities.
Chambers v. Am. Trans Air, Inc., 17 F.3d 998 (7th Cir. 1994)
Suggested by Anthony R. Phelps, Reno & Zahm LLP; Rockford, IL