The Attorney Grievance Commission cannot be sued for defamation because it has sovereign immunity under the 11th Amendment, the Maryland Office of the Attorney General has argued in papers filed in federal court. The attorney general’s office was responding Thursday to ...Read More »
The state’s highest court said it disbarred a Bel Air solo practitioner and former partner at two large Maryland law firms just hours after hearing oral arguments last month because of her “apathy” toward disciplinary proceedings and “dishonest conduct.” L. ...Read More »
A Bel Air solo practitioner and former partner at two large Maryland law firms was disbarred Monday amid a hearing judge’s findings that she mishandled her client’s money, failing to give her client proper advice and for not cooperating with ...
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A Maryland attorney facing tensions with a client generally does not lead to an Attorney Grievance Commission investigation. But what got one attorney in trouble with Maryland’s highest court was what happened after he pulled out of the case. The ...Read More »
A Montgomery County solo practitioner was disbarred for deliberately failing to disclose assets in his bankruptcy petition, Maryland’s top court said. Mark Kotlarsky left out information concerning his firm’s pension plan when filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, according to the ...Read More »