Legal-Mal Links provides the latest legal malpractice news from around the web.
Our first two cases concern attorney disbarment. In the first, a Missouri lawyer has lost his law license over mishandling of client funds. The state has accused him of borrowing money from clients without informing them of the fairness of the transactions. In the second story, a disbarred Wisconsin attorney has gone before the state supreme court to protest additional charges brought against him after his disbarment, claiming prosecutors are intentionally trying to push him “into an early grave.
Next, we have a lawyer who has been sued over various claims of mismanagement related to his handling of an ongoing property dispute in Boerne, Texas.
And in conclusion, a lawyer in St. Louis, Mo. is claiming defamation and tortious interference against his former law partner, whom he contends falsely accused him of murder.
- Tony Ogden