Billings Montana Attorney Disciplined

Posted On Jul 31 2014 by

A Billings attorney has been disciplined regarding efforts in an adoption matter — failed to notify the father of the child and advised the judge that no one other than his clients had an interest in the child.  There is more to the story.  Billings attorney to be suspended for unethical adoption case, withholding records, Billings Gazette, July 30, 2014.

Texas — 8 Texas lawyers & 3 judges disciplined

Posted On Jul 17 2014 by

Houston Legal, a lawyer blog in Houston, Texas, which is part of the Houston Chronicle, reports that 8 Texas lawyers & 3 judges disciplined have recently been disciplined.  The reports do not describe the conduct which formed the exact basis for the ethics violations.

Bar complaint against lawyer for sexual relations with client

Posted On Jul 9 2014 by

Here is a link to a bar complaint against a Minnesota lawyer who had sexual relations with a client and billed her for the time.  The Complaint.

Florida — Recent Discipline Actions

Posted On Jul 2 2014 by

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 11 South Florida attorneys in recent actions brought by the Florida Bar.  South Florida Business Journal. This post will eventually be added to so that the way in which the Florida Bar is regulated may be understood.  For the time being it looks as though the Florida Bar is said to be “an arm” of the Florida Supreme Court.