Silver v. Jacobs

Decision Date29 October 1996
Citation239 Conn. 938,684 A.2d 708
CourtConnecticut Supreme Court
PartiesALAN E. SILVER, P.C. v. Howard A. JACOBS et al.

Marc P. Mercier, Manchester, in support of the petition.

Steven D. Ecker, New Haven, in opposition.

The plaintiff's petition for certification for appeal from the Appellate Court, 43 Conn.App. 184, 682 A.2d 551 (AC 14614), is denied.

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5 cases
  • Gagne v. Vaccaro
    • United States
    • Connecticut Court of Appeals
    • December 9, 2003
    ...Statutes § 52-251c. The court overruled in part Alan E. Silver, P.C. v. Jacobs, 43 Conn. App. 184, 682 A.2d 551, cert. denied, 239 Conn. 938, 684 A.2d 708 (1996), and held that an attorney who neglects to follow the dictates of § 52-251c may collect attorney's fees from a successor attorney......
  • Glazer v. Dress Barn, Inc.
    • United States
    • Connecticut Supreme Court
    • June 7, 2005
    ...of oral contingency fee agreement that was unenforceable because it was not in writing as required by statute), cert. denied, 239 Conn. 938, 684 A.2d 708 (1996), overruled in part on other grounds, Gagne v. Vaccaro, 255 Conn. 390, 766 A.2d 416 (2001). We limit our consideration of the plain......
  • Gagne v. Vaccaro
    • United States
    • Connecticut Supreme Court
    • March 6, 2001
    ...public policy grounds. Specifically, relying on Alan E. Silver, P.C. v. Jacobs, 43 Conn. App. 184, 602 A.2d 551, cert. denied, 239 Conn. 938, 684 A.2d 708 (1996), decided well after the events in the present case had transpired, Vaccaro claimed that Gagne's failure to obtain a written fee a......
  • O'Connell, Flaherty & Attmore, LLC v. Pollansky, No. CV 03 0824105 S (CT 6/9/2004), CV 03 0824105 S
    • United States
    • Connecticut Supreme Court
    • June 9, 2004
    ...409 (2001). Anna Pollansky relies on the decision in Alan E. Silver v. Jacobs, 43 Conn.App. 184, 682 A.2d 551, cert. denied, 239 Conn. 938, 684 A.2d 708 (1996), to support her argument that the "plaintiff's equitable claim has as its foundation the plaintiff's own violation of the code of e......
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3 books & journal articles
  • TABLE OF CASES
    • United States
    • Full Court Press Connecticut Legal Ethics & Malpractice Table of Cases
    • Invalid date
    ...No. CV14-5006244, 2014 WL 4637248 (Conn. Super. Ct. Aug. 6, 2014) 1-8:4.1 Alan E. Silver, PC v. Jacobs, 43 Conn. App. 184, cert. denied, 239 Conn. 938 (1996) 1-6:3, 11-3 Alderman & Alderman v. Evans, No. CV030828266S, 2006 WL 759671 (Conn. Super. Ct. Mar. 6, 2006) 1-11:1 Alexander v. United......
  • Current Claimant Issues in Connecticut Workers' Compensation
    • United States
    • Connecticut Bar Association Connecticut Bar Journal No. 78, 2004
    • Invalid date
    ...forth the terms of the agreement between the attorney and client. See Alan E. Silver, P.C. v. Jacobs, 43 Conn. App. 184, cert. denied, 239 Conn. 938 (1996), overruled in part on other grounds, Gagne v. Vaccaro, 255 Conn. 390, 408 (2001). Our Appellate Court held that CONN. GEN. STAT. § 52-2......
  • CHAPTER 11 - 11-3 FEE DISPUTES WITH SUCCESSOR COUNSEL
    • United States
    • Full Court Press Connecticut Legal Ethics & Malpractice Chapter 11 Fee Disputes
    • Invalid date
    ...attorney did not comply with Formal Opinion 31. --------Notes:[51] Alan E. Silver, PC v. Jacobs, 43 Conn. App. 184, cert. denied, 239 Conn. 938 (1996).[52] Conn. Gen. Stat. § 52-251c.[53] Gagne v. Vaccaro, 255 Conn. 390, 401-02 (2000). [54] Gagne v. Vaccaro, 255 Conn. 390, 401-02 (2000).[55......

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