Discovery Dispute Pauses Atty Testimony Defamation Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (May 19, 2017, 2:35 PM EDT) -- A suburban Philadelphia attorney, who is suing a rival for allegedly defamatory expert testimony he provided during a legal ethics trial, will not have to file a formal complaint while the two parties resolve an outstanding discovery dispute, a state judge ruled on Thursday.

A judge agreed that Mark Halpern of Halpern & Levy PC should not have to detail his defamation claims while he looks to force the target of his nascent lawsuit, George Bochetto of Bochetto & Lentz PC, to provide details about a...
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