321 ABA Journal Lawyer Discipline articles.
A federal appeals court has vacated its reprimand of a lawyer who skipped oral arguments in a late-settled case, citing information provided in her request for reconsideration.
Jan 18, 2022 11:56 AM CST
A high-profile criminal defense lawyer plans to file an ethics complaint against a Chicago judge who disparaged her last week during a livestreamed video.
Jan 18, 2022 10:24 AM CST
A California bar court judge has recommended the disbarment of lawyer Tom Girardi, whose estranged wife is Erika Girardi of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
reality TV show.
Jan 14, 2022 9:21 AM CST
A lawyer accused of failing to disclose his clients' inventories of shipwreck gold will be suspended for four years in Virginia as a result of a decision by that state’s supreme court.
Jan 12, 2022 8:42 AM CST
A Chicago lawyer who was previously in the news for filing a lawsuit against a Texas abortion doctor is facing ethics charges alleging that he sent harassing and threatening emails to the opposing counsels from Barnes & Thornburg and Fox Rothschild.
Jan 10, 2022 3:27 PM CST
The general counsel at the Denver International Airport has stepped down amid accusations that he repeatedly slapped a colleague at a holiday party.
Jan 6, 2022 10:52 AM CST
A Baltimore defense attorney, who allegedly helped a longtime client and convicted drug trafficker funnel money through his law firm, has been found guilty of conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Jan 4, 2022 2:47 PM CST
A recently suspended Pennsylvania lawyer has been charged with mail fraud for allegedly inflating his payroll and gross receipts to obtain COVID-19 relief funds.
Dec 16, 2021 1:03 PM CST
A Florida lawyer has been suspended for two years for unfounded accusations of racial bias, including his assertion that appearing at a deposition with police officers could lead to bodily injury or his “untimely death.”
Dec 13, 2021 3:31 PM CST
The New Jersey Supreme Court has censured a Morristown, New Jersey, lawyer and ordered psychological counseling after he was accused of shoplifting items at a ShopRite grocery store.
Dec 13, 2021 12:05 PM CST
A disbarred lawyer convicted on espionage charges in 1998 sought to regain her law license during a hearing in Washington, D.C., this week.
Dec 9, 2021 3:11 PM CST
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has reprimanded a New York lawyer for skipping oral arguments in a late-settled case and relying on opposing counsel to represent the parties’ joint views on costs.
Dec 8, 2021 12:36 PM CST
A federal judge has sentenced a New York lawyer to 57 months in prison for his involvement in a scheme to commit mail and wire fraud against a 9-year-old girl.
Dec 3, 2021 3:30 PM CST
A federal judge has ordered Sidney Powell, L. Lin Wood and other lawyers aligned with former President Donald Trump to pay $175,000 in sanctions for their conduct in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Michigan election results.
Dec 3, 2021 10:00 AM CST
A Florida lawyer has been suspended for 91 days for texting advice to a witness during a phone deposition and then failing to come clean when questioned by the opposing counsel and a judge.
Nov 22, 2021 10:44 AM CST
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