Articles Tagged with “Derek H. DePetrillo”

The Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers (“BBO”) has issued a public reprimand against an attorney for misrepresenting a settlement offer to his client.  In the matter of Derek H. DePetrillo, a woman hired an attorney to represent her in a claim against a loan company, which was making harassing phone calls to the woman.   The attorney and his client entered into a contingent fee contract, under which he would only be paid if the claim was successful. Continue reading