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Lawyer disbarred, another suspended after lengthy waits

Maryland’s top court took a dim view Monday of attorneys who not only evade taxes but help others do so as well and who dip into their client fund, disbarring one tax-averse attorney and indefinitely suspending another for at least six months.

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Attorney disbarred following affair with client

Maryland’s top court Wednesday disbarred an attorney, by a vote of 5-2, for having an intimate relationship with her client in a divorce and child custody proceeding, having a financial interest in his child-support obligation, communicating directly with the opposing party and lying to bar counsel.

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Lawyer suspended over connection with loan-modification firm

A longtime Bethesda lawyer with an otherwise unblemished disciplinary record has been suspended indefinitely for misrepresenting to clients that he could help them avoid foreclosure, while he was actually delegating the bulk of the work to a loan-modification business with which he had a consulting agreement.

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Gitomer consents to his disbarment

Longtime appellate advocate Mark L. Gitomer has consented to disbarment amid “multiple” complaints of ethical lapses filed with the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland, according to court documents.

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