Maryland’s top court has disbarred a Baltimore attorney for failing to disclose on his bar application a trial court found he acted in bad faith during a civil case in a prior career as an investigative reporter. The Court of ...Read More »
Maryland’s top court disbarred Friday a veteran Baltimore attorney for violating about 10 of the Lawyers Rules of Professional Conduct, including mishandling client funds, taking money from his trust account that was not earned and submitting false evidence to bar ...Read More »
A Virginia attorney suing the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission for defamation says her lawsuit should not be dismissed under sovereign immunity because the commission acted with “malice.” “With the facts before us, the Defendants continually exhibited malice and ill will ...Read More »
The number of sanctioned Maryland attorneys in the last fiscal year surpassed the 10-year average for all sanctions, according to the Attorney Grievance Commission’s latest annual report. The total number of sanctioned attorneys increased from 78 to 93 in the ...
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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 »