The Georgia Supreme Court disbarred a former part-time judge in DeKalb County and a Gwinnett solo practitioner on Monday, a few months after both men pleaded guilty to criminal charges in separate cases.
Former Plantation foreclosure attorney David J. Stern will not appeal a disciplinary referee's recommendation that he be disbarred.
In a case that may set nationwide precedent for punishing prosecutorial misconduct, ex-judge Ken Anderson will lose his law license and serve jail time?but will not have criminal convictions?in a settlement resolving criminal and civil charges against him.
A former client of Brent W. Coon PC of Beaumont and of lawyer Gary Riebschlager of Houston nonsuited a lawsuit she had filed against them in March, in which she alleged their malpractice resulted in a $948,178 judgment against her.
A New Jersey lawyer facing a six-month suspension for unseemly remarks about a state court judge at a deposition is asking the state Supreme Court to spare him—saying his comments were justified.