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Tag Archives: Attorney Grievance Commission

Potomac solo practitioner disbarred following 3 client complaints

The Court of Appeals disbarred a solo practitioner in Montgomery County after three former clients complained about his conduct. The state’s highest court found Jonathan David Robbins violated several of the Maryland Attorneys’ Rules of Professional Conduct related to competence, ...

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Baltimore County attorney indefinitely suspended over false court filing

Court of Appeals

The Court of Appeals indefinitely suspended a Baltimore County attorney with a disciplinary record for filing a misleading claim that inflated damages his client sought in several debt collection cases. The court found that Neil Warren Steinhorn inflated the damages ...

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Rule change on ‘specialist’ for Md. lawyers draws zero complaints

In the year and a half since Maryland lawyers were permitted to use the word “specialize” when advertising their area of practice, it appears attorneys have transitioned smoothly into the rule change and have not attracted complaints for false or ...

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Montgomery Co. solo practitioner disbarred for lying to client, other misconduct

Court of Appeals

The Court of Appeals disbarred a Montgomery County solo practitioner for failing to communicate with his client about his hourly rate, collecting unearned money, mismanaging an attorney trust account and lying to the court, bar counsel and his client, the ...

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Former Baltimore Co. attorney pleads guilty to stealing $75k from clients

A former Baltimore County attorney who was disbarred by consent last year pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $75,000 from clients in his law practice, the state prosecutor’s office announced today. Roger L. Harris Jr. forged signatures on settlement checks and ...

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