Category Archives: Lawyer sanctions personal misconduct

Federal prosecutor suspended after disclosure of intimate relationship with FBI agent who testified in her cases

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary opinion which imposed a one year and one day suspension with 6 months deferred on a federal prosecutor for having an intimate relationship … Continue reading

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Virginia lawyer previously suspended after disrupting CLE seminar suspended for 5 years on new candor violations

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent 5 year suspension of a Virginia lawyer who was previously suspended for 6 months in 2015 for disrupting a CLE seminar and suspended for 3 years in … Continue reading

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Georgia Supreme Court rejects lawyer’s agreement for reprimand for threatening and improper e-mails in his divorce case

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent opinion of the Georgia Supreme Court rejecting an agreement between a lawyer and the Georgia Bar for a reprimand as a sanction for the lawyer’s “inappropriate threatening … Continue reading

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Former Ohio lawyer sentenced to 12 years in prison for hypnotizing and sexually abusing multiple female clients

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent sentencing of a former Ohio lawyer to 12 years in prison for hypnotizing and sexually abusing female clients. According to media reports, the lawyer, Michael Fine, was … Continue reading

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Illinois Disciplinary Board recommends one year suspension for partner who falsified and submitted $69,800.00 in client expense reimbursement claims

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Illinois Disciplinary Board Report which recommended a one year suspension for a law firm partner who falsified and submitted $69,800.00 in client expense reimbursement claims. The case … Continue reading

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Illinois Hearing Review Board Report recommends 3 year suspension for lawyer who allegedly took $95,000.00 from his retired secretary

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Illinois Hearing Review Board Report which recommended a 3 year suspension for a lawyer who allegedly who allegedly took $95,000.00 from his retired secretary for his own … Continue reading

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NY lawyer suspended for 1 year for creating a false posting and impersonating a woman on an internet dating website

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent New York Appellate Court opinion suspending a lawyer for one your for creating a false posting and impersonating a woman on an internet dating website.  The case … Continue reading

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