"The court notes that it considered certifying the question of whether Righthaven is engaged in the unauthorized practice of law to the Nevada Supreme Court. Ultimately, the court chose not to solely because that issue is not dispositive of this application because Stephens Media will adequately represent Righthaven’s theoretical interests and the application is untimely. However, the court may yet certify the question in a separate case," Hunt’s order said.Kincannon's filings on this subject have demonstrated that state after state have found what Righthaven is doing is unlawful: a non-law firm operating as a law firm. It will be fun watching this go down. I understand that along with losing much of their staff, Righthaven has recently moved from its fancy offices to a strip mall. I have read that they recently started using a post office box for their official address--perhaps they aren't sure if they will be doing business out of Steve Gibson's car next.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Unlicensed Practice of Law
Todd Kincannon has been doing a great job of making life difficult for Righthaven, and for the second time, federal judge Hunt is raising the question of whether Righthaven is engaged in the unlicensed practice of law. From the always on the case Steve Green at Vegas Inc.: