235 ABA Journal Lawyer Discipline articles.
A suspended Pennsylvania lawyer pleaded guilty Monday to identity theft and related offenses for opening credit cards using the identities of his ex-wife and former mother-in-law.
Feb 24, 2021 9:50 AM CST
Sometimes you just have to tear something down and start over again—like when you were a child and built a house of blocks or constructed a bridge with your Erector set, and it came tumbling down. You discovered too late that the foundation was not strong. It needed a redo.
Feb 24, 2021 9:23 AM CST
Gordon Caplan, the former co-chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, has been suspended from law practice for two years for participating in the college admissions scandal.
Feb 19, 2021 11:23 AM CST
A former administrative law judge in New York has been censured for punching a legal aid lawyer outside a Manhattan party in October 2016.
Feb 19, 2021 10:39 AM CST
This February, we mark Black History Month at a time of sharpened focus on institutional racism, the Black Lives Matter movement and a raging pandemic that has disproportionately impacted minority communities.
Feb 18, 2021 10:47 AM CST
A lawyer who advanced stolen election claims on behalf of former President Donald Trump is asking an “Army of Patriots” to investigate the State Bar of Georgia’s disciplinary board.
Feb 17, 2021 10:35 AM CST
The former public defender in Jacksonville, Florida, has agreed to accept a six-month suspension, partly for firing three women when confronted by his wife.
Feb 12, 2021 1:39 PM CST
Panel recommends judge’s removal for school-dispute conduct
A judicial ethics panel has recommended removal of a judge in Union County, New Jersey, based on her conduct after her children’s Catholic…
Feb 5, 2021 4:18 PM CST
Negative self-judgment is a career killer. When we believe that we are fundamentally flawed, it is like swimming upstream 24 hours per day, seven days per week. We aren’t born that way, but we learn that we are unworthy from an early age. The problem for lawyers arises when our careers do not go as planned.
Feb 4, 2021 9:21 AM CST
Michigan governor seeks disbarment of election lawyers
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is seeking disbarment of Texas lawyer Sidney Powell and three Michigan lawyers for claims made in unsuccessful lawsuits…
Feb 2, 2021 4:55 PM CST
The State Bar of Georgia has asked lawyer L. Lin Wood Jr., a supporter of former President Donald Trump, to take a mental health examination after he got kicked off a defamation case for “surprising incompetence” in election litigation.
Feb 1, 2021 11:31 AM CST
A Kentucky lawyer convicted for an aerosol can attack on another lawyer has received a 180-day suspension of his law license, but it won’t be imposed if he stays out of disciplinary and legal trouble for two years.
Feb 1, 2021 9:13 AM CST
A Florida lawyer accused of making outrageous and threatening online remarks was arrested earlier this month and disbarred last week.
Jan 27, 2021 9:33 AM CST
A Nashville, Tennessee, lawyer has been suspended for advising a Facebook friend on how she could use the castle doctrine to protect herself if she shot a former boyfriend she had accused of abuse.
Jan 26, 2021 10:57 AM CST
Dozens of high-profile lawyers seek Rudy Giuliani’s suspension
Dozens of high-profile lawyers have signed a letter to New York disciplinary authorities calling for an ethics investigation and interim suspension of…
Jan 22, 2021 3:07 PM CST
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