Plenty of good happened in the legal industry in 2019. But there were also a handful of attorneys whose behavior made them the subject of ethical scrutiny or even criminal charges.

Fewer attorneys faced jail time this year compared to previous ones, but 2019 still had its share of attorneys who were accused of cheating the system and acting unprofessionally, both inside and outside of their capacity as lawyers. Here are a few we covered throughout the year.

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