This order is from the USDC for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in June 2005 where Berg got caught with his hand in the cookie jar. The judge was not impressed with Mr Berg, ESQ.
Pursuant to Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, it is FURTHER ORDERED that:
(1) Judgment is entered against Defendant Philip J. Berg and in favor of Third Party Defendants in the amount of $10,668.78, representing the attorneys’ fees and costs
incurred by Third Party Defendants through May 9, 2005;
(2) Within ninety (90) days of the date of this Order, Defendant Philip J. Berg shall complete six (6) credits of ethics courses certified by the Pennsylvania Board of Continuing Legal Education
. Immediately thereafter, Defendant shall file a written certification with this Court or the court which, on that date, may have jurisdiction over this matter, verifying that he has completed said course work;
(3) The Clerk of the Court shall forward a copy of this Order and the accompanying Memorandum to the:Pennsylvania Bar Association
Committee on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
c/o Louise Lamoreaux
100 South Street
P.O. Box 186
Harrisburg, PA 17108-0186
in order that the Committee may investigate claims against Mr. Berg under Rule 3.1 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct;http://www.paed.uscourts.gov/documents/ ... d0679p.pdf
Judge Joyner is taking senior status effective May 1, 2013.
You gave it a good shot Judge. Unfortunately some people are incorrigible.