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29 Dec 2009, 8:19 am by Legal Profession
An attorney who had exercised self-help in a dispute over fees with his former law firm was suspended for 90 days by the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The court accepted the referee's findings of the following facts:These disciplinary proceedings arise from... [read post]
18 Feb 2010, 1:24 pm by Legal Profession
In a decision issued today, the Massachusetts Supreme Court affirmed most of the counts charging an attorney with a number of sex offenses. The court described the facts: In 2004, the victim was an eighteen year old woman and a... [read post]
11 Mar 2010, 10:27 am by Legal Profession
The New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department accepted the resignation of an attorney and struck him from the rolls. The facts: Respondent acknowledges that a disciplinary investigation was commenced against him in June 2009, while he was... [read post]
1 Apr 2010, 5:23 am by Legal Profession
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals reversed a conviction for assaulting a police officer and remanded the case for a new trial. The trial had recessed for the weekend with the defendant on the witness stand, having completed his... [read post]
3 May 2010, 5:57 am by Legal Profession
Another recent discipline case summarized in the California Bar Journal:[An attorney] was suspended for four years, stayed, placed on two years of probation with a two-year actual suspension and until he makes restitution and proves his rehabilitation, and he was... [read post]
21 May 2010, 12:51 pm by Legal Profession
The Vermont Supreme Court held today that a bereaved dog owner can only recover the replacement cost of their murdered pet: This case asks the Court to decide the proper measure of damages for the loss of a family dog.... [read post]
1 Jun 2010, 8:10 am by Legal Profession
The California Bar Journal June 2010 edition reports: [An attorney] was suspended for one year, stayed, placed on two years of probation with an actual 30-day suspension and was ordered to take the MPRE within one year. The order took... [read post]
14 Jun 2010, 5:27 am by Legal Profession
An Arizona hearing officer has recommended an informal reprimand of a New York attorney in connection with matters before the United States immigration court in Arizona. The hearing officer rejected the attorney's jurisictional challenge and would have favored probation but... [read post]
9 Jul 2010, 6:59 am by Legal Profession
The Nebraska Supreme Court concluded that suspension of a county judge "would be insufficient to correct the damage wrought by the respondent's behavior" and removed the judge from office. The respondent had served in the judicial office since 1991. The... [read post]
11 Jul 2010, 3:44 pm by Legal Profession
A justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rejected and remanded a recommendation for reinstatement of an attorney indefinitely suspended in 2003. The Board of Bar Overseers had proposed reinstatement with certain conditions. Justice Gants concluded that the proposed condition... [read post]
20 Jul 2010, 7:43 am by Legal Profession
An aggressively-litigated judicial discipline matter against a Nashville General Session Court judge has been resolved by an agreed order. The order was entered by a majority of judges of the Tennessee Court of the Judiciary. Charges that the judge was... [read post]
15 Oct 2010, 6:23 am by Legal Profession
The Iowa Supreme Court has imposed a public reprimand of an attorney who was found to have plagiarized in two briefs filed in a bankruptcy matter. the court agreed with its Disciplinary Board that the attorney had not charged an... [read post]
23 Oct 2010, 4:12 pm by Legal Profession
The Arizona Disciplinary Commission has affirmed findings of misconduct against an attorney who had "channeled" a client's deceased wife but increased a hearing officer's proposed suspension from six months and one day to one year. Both recommendations propose that reinstatement... [read post]
29 Oct 2010, 1:21 pm by Legal Profession
A job posting just announced at Georgetown: Georgetown University Law Center is seeking to hire a Externship Director. We are looking for a person with both administrative and teaching skills who can build and grow an excellent program. The Externship... [read post]
15 Dec 2010, 9:23 am by Legal Profession
A Louisiana hearing committee has recommended dismissal of charges that an attorney failed to safeguard entrusted property. The attorney was retained to defend criminal charges and was given property of the alleged victim. The property consisted of ten consecutively numbered... [read post]
15 Dec 2010, 7:57 am by Legal Profession
The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board has recommended the permanent disbarment of an already disbarred attorney for engaging in unauthorized practice after entry of the order of disbarment. The board rejected the assertion that the disciplinary system lacked jurisdiction to impose... [read post]
26 Dec 2010, 9:02 am by Legal Profession
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has accepted the consent to disbarment of a former state Senator who had pleaded guilty to eight counts of attempted extortion. The web page of the Board of Bar Overseers has a summary of the... [read post]
31 Jan 2011, 1:02 pm by Legal Profession
A Massachusetts attorney has been indefinitely suspended for his role in attempts to sell 24 videotapes depicting John Lennon and Yoko Ono after the tapes had been stolen from their owners. The buyer in the transaction was Yoko Ono. From... [read post]
15 Feb 2011, 7:09 am by Legal Profession
The Indiana Supreme Court suspended a superior court judge for 30 days without pay for his handling of traffic infractions generally and one case in particular. The particular case involved a bench trial on charges of driving while suspended and... [read post]
17 Mar 2011, 7:04 am by Legal Profession
A Tennessee attorney has been reinstated from a temporary suspension resulting from non-compliance with a monitoring agreement with the Lawyers' Assistance Program. A hearing panel had recommended reinstatement with a condition that he "submit to hair tests at least every... [read post]