A Maryland attorney with a history of substance abuse will be disbarred for his illegal activities, abandonment of clients and misappropriation of client funds.
A lawyer who failed to make an $8,250 disbursement after a 2008 loan closing without ever explaining or repaying the money has been disbarred by the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board.
Jeanne Lynn Dove-Taylor of King George served as a settlement agent for a complex transaction involving a construction loan
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Stanley M. Chesley’s fabled career appears to be at an end in the wake of yesterday’s decision by the Kentucky Supreme Court to disbar the pioneering class action lawyer for taking an “unreasonable” fee from a $200 million fen-phen settlement.
An attorney who claimed he was wrongfully disbarred by a federal court of appeals in 1996 could not pursue a Tucker Act claim for damages against the federal government, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
A lawyer who misappropriated client funds failed to establish compelling mitigating circumstances justifying a departure from the presumed sanction of disbarment, the Utah Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A lawyer who continued to work as an in-house attorney after he had been disbarred has now been permanently disbarred.
Disbarment is the presumptive discipline for a lawyer who engages in tax evasion, the Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled.
A California disciplinary panel has recommended disbarment for a lawyer who allegedly held himself out as entitled to practice law while under suspension.