Discipline Notices — Can they be improved?

Posted On Aug 29 2014 by

Lawyer discipline article in the Orlando Sentinel. Here I how the article described the discipline and the basis of the discipline.  Note, the article does not say what rules were violated. Blankner, 217 N.E. Ivanhoe Blvd., also received a public reprimand. According to a news release from the Florida Bar, court officials with the Fifth District Court of Appeals had noted problems with Blankner’s performance including filing late documents, repeat requests for extensions of time to file briefs, failed to respond or timely respond to orders from the court and failed to supervise an associate attorney, among other issues. Oviedo …


Discipline Notices — The Northwest Lawyer

Posted On Aug 29 2014 by

WSBA Washington Lawyer Discipline Notices are published in the Northwest Lawyer under “Disciplinary Notices.”  The sanction or discipline may be an reprimand, suspension or disbarment or resignation in lieu of disbarment. To find the Discipline Notices go to the WSBA NWLawyer website.  Select the issue you want, or think you want.  Then on the left side of the screen click on Discipline Notices.  You will be taken to the Discipline Notices in that particular issue.  The notices themselves will include links to the actions taken in each discipline case. From the notice, you will not know what the lawyer did …


Being Disbarred

Posted On Aug 29 2014 by

There was a story in USA Today some time ago about what it is like to be disbarred.  Go here.