425 ABA Journal Lawyer Discipline articles.
Mar 21, 2023 2:47 PM CDT
Mar 21, 2023 9:21 AM CDT
Disbarred trial lawyer Tom Girardi’s efforts to buy relationships and exercise influence at the State Bar of California likely caused some ethics complaints against him to be improperly closed, according to an outside review released Friday.
Mar 13, 2023 9:33 AM CDT
A senior legal adviser to then-President Donald Trump has agreed to a public censure while admitting that her false claims about election fraud violated lawyer ethics rules.
Mar 9, 2023 10:16 AM CST
A former managing partner convicted in 2018 for stealing more than $26 million from his law firm and closing business has given up his Georgia law license.
Mar 8, 2023 12:05 PM CST
A Los Angeles lawyer is facing ethics charges for Twitter posts calling for the shooting and summary execution of protesters following the 2020 death of George Floyd while in police custody.
Mar 8, 2023 11:09 AM CST
A new working paper claims that for attorneys with records of public discipline, many are sole practitioners who opened firms following lawyer regulation decisions.
Mar 8, 2023 9:05 AM CST
Mar 6, 2023 3:51 PM CST
Mar 2, 2023 11:55 AM CST
A judge in Texas has tossed an ethics case against lawyer Sidney Powell for alleged frivolous election lawsuits, citing regulators’ refusal to fix a faulty evidence list as a key reason it was unable to meet its evidentiary burden.
Feb 24, 2023 10:00 AM CST
Feb 16, 2023 3:15 PM CST
Former Chapman University law professor John Eastman should be disbarred in connection with his efforts to overturn the 2020 election and his false statements that helped provoke Capitol rioters, according to California ethics regulators.
Jan 27, 2023 1:35 PM CST
A now-former judge who used the N-word in a video taken at her home did not violate lawyer ethics rules, according to a hearing committee of the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board.
Jan 26, 2023 11:16 AM CST
A former judge in Chicago has been disbarred after he was accused of trying to kiss a police officer, asking a court reporter about the cost of sex, and making demeaning remarks about a prosecutor.
Jan 20, 2023 9:19 AM CST
A former Dentons associate in Chicago has received a short suspension for his claim that he had reviewed 425 documents for a client, when in reality he had reviewed only 20 of those documents.
Jan 19, 2023 1:14 PM CST