16-18-28 Liability of attorney for treble damages for misconduct.
     16-18-28.   Liability of attorney for treble damages for misconduct. Any attorney who violates any of the provisions of subdivision 16-18-26(1), (2), or (3) shall be liable for treble damages to the party injured, which damages may be recovered in a civil action from such attorney.

Source: PenC 1877, § 210; CL 1887, § 6410; RPenC 1903, § 213; RC 1919, § 3800; SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 37.1911.