171 ABA Journal Lawyer Discipline articles.
An administrative law judge and government lawyer have been suspended from law practice for participating in an email chain with a group of lawyers calling themselves the “Forum of Hate.”
Jul 1, 2020 1:21 PM CDT
Chicago lawyer Joel Brodsky, best known for representing an Illinois police officer convicted of murdering one of his ex-wives, should be suspended for two years for misconduct, the Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission said Tuesday.
Jun 26, 2020 10:25 AM CDT
: A former Fox Rothschild partner who was sentenced to federal prison for insider trading may start the reinstatement process to practice law again, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled earlier this week.
Jun 26, 2020 9:49 AM CDT
New York’s top court has ordered the ouster of a part-time judge who referred to a lawyer as a "c- - - on wheels" and "eyelashes" in emails to clients.
Jun 24, 2020 9:56 AM CDT
A Pennsylvania lawyer has consented to disbarment after his conviction for defrauding his law firm out of $3.4 million by secretly referring its personal injury clients to outside lawyers for a cut of the fees generated.
Jun 23, 2020 10:22 AM CDT
A former partner at two large law firms has agreed to a three-year suspension after his conviction for insider trading.
Jun 19, 2020 12:20 PM CDT
An Ohio lawyer who “actively avoided” paying a $25,000 malpractice settlement has been suspended from law practice.
Jun 18, 2020 1:52 PM CDT
Judicial Watch founder Larry Klayman has been suspended for 90 days and ordered to take a continuing legal education course on conflicts of interest.
Jun 17, 2020 2:39 PM CDT
A white Wisconsin lawyer accused of spitting on a black protester and kneeing a police officer in the groin is facing criminal charges in connection with the two incidents.
Jun 15, 2020 2:23 PM CDT
The Florida Supreme Court has agreed to the emergency suspension of a lawyer accused of wasting judicial resources, blowing deadlines and making dishonest statements.
Jun 10, 2020 2:19 PM CDT
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals has suspended a former administrative law judge who claimed in a lawsuit that a dry cleaners owed him more than $67 million for losing his pants.
Jun 8, 2020 3:14 PM CDT
A Wisconsin lawyer was arrested twice over the weekend for allegedly spitting on a protester, shoving another and kneeing a police officer in the groin.
Jun 8, 2020 11:21 AM CDT
California’s Commission on Judicial Performance has ordered the removal of Justice Jeffrey Johnson
from the California Courts of Appeal for misconduct that included unwanted touching and sexual harassment.
Jun 3, 2020 12:29 PM CDT
Separation of powers stops Florida judge from ordering unemployment system fix
Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper said Thursday that Florida law and the Constitution’s separation of powers doctrine is…
May 29, 2020 4:00 PM CDT
The Louisiana Supreme Court reinstated a lawyer Tuesday who had been suspended for a year and a day for chest bumping a prosecutor in a judge’s chambers.
May 28, 2020 10:48 AM CDT
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