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Tag Archives: Bar Counsel

Potomac attorney disbarred for failing to represent client

Potomac attorney Kenneth Steven Kaufman was disbarred Friday by the Maryland Court of Appeals, which found he violated multiple rules of professional conduct by failing to communicate with a client. The violations included failing to inform his client of a ...

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Complaints down, sanctions up, says Attorney Grievance Commission

The number of complaints filed against Maryland lawyers dropped for a second consecutive year and again hit a 10-year low in fiscal 2019, which ended June 30, the Attorney Grievance Commission stated in its recently released annual report. However, the ...

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Md. high court sanctions siblings for attorney misconduct

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The disciplinary woes of a Pikesville family of attorneys grew this week as Maryland’s top court made it less likely that one brother will ever get his law license back, due to misrepresentations to bar counsel, and suspended another for 90 days for failing to safeguard client funds.

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Md. high court disbars lawyer who failed ‘basics,’ ignored bar counsel

Maryland’s top court has disbarred a Columbia solo practitioner who repeatedly harmed the same client by failing the “basic” duty of serving notice on the two motorists who allegedly struck her vehicle in separate incidents – and then not telling her, even after both claims had been dismissed.

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Md. high court weighs if judge can order bar-counsel investigation

A NNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top court appears poised to scrap a judge’s order that the state’s bar counsel investigate for potential ethics violations three of Hillary Clinton’s attorneys who were assigned to separate professional from personal messages on the former ...

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