A lawyer under suspension in the Southern District for taking $250,000 from a client that was intended to be held for a restitution payment has been found to have violated two additional disciplinary rules in the case. Ivan S. Fisher was suspended in January for violating two disciplinary rules for taking money from client Ebrahim Rafaeil (NYLJ, Jan. 25). But the Southern District’s 10-judge Committee on Grievances withheld passing judgment on other charges relating to the conversion of the funds and the failure to deposit them in escrow.
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