The State Bar of Arizona is looking to throw the book at a Phoenix attorney who told a client that she was channeling his dead wife, then allegedly lied about it during an unrelated disciplinary proceeding.

An Arizona Supreme Court hearing officer in June recommended that attorney Charna Johnson’s law license be suspended for six months and a day followed by two years of probation. Both Johnson and the State Bar objected to the hearing officer’s recommendation. The Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Arizona earlier this month upped Johnson’s suspension to one year followed by two years of probation after oral arguments were made on Sept. 11.

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