The judge, U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal, ordered Bertling to pay deposition costs and to donate $250 to a women’s bar group. Judge Grewal says Bertling also “flouted” several professional conduct guidelines by delivering documents late and answering for witnesses.
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California Lawyer Sanctioned for Sexist Comment
- Sunday, Jan 17 2016
- News Roundup
- Written by PLP News
A California judge sanctioned Peter Bertling, a member of the Sunshine State’s bar, for telling opposing counsel it wasn’t “becoming of a woman or an attorney” to raise her voice during a deposition. So reports The Recorder.