398 ABA Journal Lawyer Discipline articles.
Currently, disbarment is always permanent in New Jersey and a minority of other states. In some other states, including Louisiana, disbarment can either be permanent or temporary. But in the majority of states and in the District of Columbia, disbarred lawyers may apply for readmission after a period of time—often at least five years.
Dec 1, 2022 1:10 AM CST
An Ohio lawyer has been accused in an ethics complaint of depositing his feces into a potato chip can and then tossing it into the parking lot of a victims advocacy center.
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Nov 17, 2022 1:23 PM CSTguilty pleas for conspiring to toss a Molotov cocktail at an empty police car during New York protests in 2020.
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A West Virginia lawyer has been sanctioned after he was accused of billing more than 24 hours in a day, multiple times, for his representation of indigent clients.
Nov 8, 2022 3:13 PM CSTdisbarred in June after he was accused of failing to pay settlement funds to clients in three separate matters.
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The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered the suspension of a Chicago lawyer for sending harassing and threatening emails deemed to be “abusive and aggressive” by a disciplinary hearing board.
Sep 28, 2022 8:45 AM CDT
A former Dentons associate is accused in an ethics complaint of falsely claiming that he spent 277 hours to review 425 documents for a client responding to a discovery request.
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Updated: A suburban Chicago lawyer who clashed with a judge in an effort to make a record and exclaimed “gadzooks” in response to her ruling should be reprimanded, according to a recommendation by an ethics hearing board.
Sep 15, 2022 8:48 AM CDT