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Tag Archives: Bar Counsel

2 disbarred in Maryland for misconduct in Va., D.C.

Maryland’s top court has disbarred two attorneys who were first banned from practice in other regional jurisdictions. Following a Sept. 1 hearing, the Court of Appeals disbarred Lucille Saundra White; the court disbarred Spencer Dean Ault after his Sept. 7 ...

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Top 5: ‘We don’t want that power usurped from us’

Delays continue in Maryland’s top court, and the Student Bar Association president at the University of Baltimore School of Law is trying to keep students updated on the search for a new dean. Those stories and more in this week’s ...

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Lawyer disbarred by consent 4 years after being reinstated

After years of others trying to get Lester A.D. Adams removed from the Maryland bar, the state’s top court has disbarred the Greenbelt lawyer. Shortly after Adams was reinstated to the bar in April 2007 — he had been indefinitely ...

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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 disbarred for neglecting clients

Maryland’s top court has unanimously disbarred an attorney who failed to keep his clients informed about the status of their personal-injury cases and to cooperate with Bar Counsel’s investigation of his lack of diligence. David E. Fox, in a one ...

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Dishonest Eastern Shore lawyer disbarred

Maryland’s top court on Tuesday unanimously disbarred an Eastern Shore lawyer who had surreptitiously and repeatedly transferred funds from a client escrow account to his law firm’s general fund, telling partners he had earned the money. Christopher A. Palmer also ...

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