Tag Archives: Attorney Grievance Commission

Cutting, pasting signature draws reprimand for attorney

Maryland’s top court has reprimanded an attorney who copied opposing counsel’s signature from a document she had revised, then pasted it on his original version and filed it without her permission. Dana Andrew Paul had a poor working relationship with ...

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Baltimore lead-paint lawyer disbarred after pilfering clients for personal gain

The state’s top court has disbarred a Baltimore lawyer for altering client files to make them less attractive to the firm he was working for so he could pick up the clients when he opened his own solo practice. In ...

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Top 5: ‘This is a case for justice, not money’

A disbarred Maryland lawyer is fighting to get her license back, and a Baltimore City judge “axed” a lawsuit filed by an entrepreneur who sought to halt tree clearing for the Baltimore Grand Prix. Those stories and more in this ...

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Disbarred lawyer vows to keep on fighting for reinstatement

Calling the Attorney Grievance Commission unjust, a disbarred Maryland lawyer said she will pursue, to the Supreme Court if necessary, her bid to get her license back and collect damages from the assistant bar counsel she alleges lied at each ...

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Montgomery County lawyer indefinitely suspended

Maryland’s top court has suspended indefinitely an attorney who botched his client’s asylum application and misappropriated client fees. Jagjot Khandpur’s suspension is effective 30 days from the Court of Appeals’ July 18 filing. He may reapply for admission 60 days ...

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Lawyer’s side practice leads to disbarment

Maryland’s top court decided Monday to disbar an attorney who kept a side practice without his employer’s permission and deposited client checks into his personal account instead of a trust account. Michael R. Carithers Jr. also used letterhead, billing statements ...

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