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Disbarred lawyer facing federal contempt charge (access required)

A disbarred Laytonville lawyer now faces a federal criminal contempt charge and a $15,000 fine for repeatedly failing up to show for hearings in a lawsuit he filed in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt.

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Top court disbars 2 lawyers, suspends 1 (access required)

Maryland’s top court last week unanimously disbarred two lawyers who missed filing deadlines, failed to respond to discovery requests, dipped into a trust account or sent an unreasonably high bill in retaliation against a client who had filed a complaint ...

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Top court disbars Rockville solo practitioner (access required)

Maryland’s top court on Tuesday unanimously voted to disbar a Rockville lawyer who overbilled his client, failed to pay her any of the $10,000 settlement from her employment-discrimination lawsuit, and failed to respond to her telephone calls or cooperate with ...

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Maryland attorney disbarred for fraud (access required)

A Maryland lawyer was disbarred for having submitted altered law firm promotional materials and correspondence to Washington, D.C. bar officials to conceal her years of noncompliance with the District of Columbia’s disclosure rule for attorneys not licensed there. Maryland’s highest ...

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Lobbyist wants his law license back (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — The fate of lobbyist Ira C. Cooke’s bid for reinstatement to the Maryland bar likely rests with the newest judge on the state’s highest court. But Judge Robert N. McDonald, who joined the Court of Appeals Jan. 24, ...

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Top court disbars Hunt Valley attorney, scolds her counsel (access required)

In disbarring a Hunt Valley lawyer, the state’s highest court added a written admonishment to the woman and her counsel for an “unprecedented lack of common respect and decency” during the proceedings. The Court of Appeals last week disbarred Michele ...

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Luskin disbarred (access required)

Baltimore-born Paul B. Luskin has tangled with the law once again. This time, Luskin, who was imprisoned in 1988 for the botched murder-for-hire attempt on his ex-wife (complete with a flower deliveryman as the shooter), has been permanently disbarred in ...

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