Lawyer Suspended For Disregarding Ethics Authorities' Correspondence
He started his own practice in 2007, he says, out of a desire to serve low-income clients. But he soon learned that judges would not permit him to be excused from representing clients who do not pay.
"When people are paying on time, you can afford to take fewer cases," he says. "When they're not paying on time, you take more cases. Before you know it, you're spread pretty thin just keeping the lights on," he says.
Savage says he allowed his wife to be a trust account signatory because she was helping run his practice.