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Md. high court sanctions siblings for attorney misconduct (access required)

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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. attorney indefinitely suspended for breaking attorney-client privilege (access required)

A Maryland attorney facing tensions with a client generally does not lead to an Attorney Grievance Commission investigation. But what got one attorney in trouble with Maryland’s highest court was what happened after he pulled out of the case. The ...

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Court of Appeals suspends lawyer for mishandling trust account (access required)

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The state’s top court has indefinitely suspended a Frederick lawyer who commingled personal and client funds in his attorney trust account and failed to maintain records that accurately reflected the account’s status. A divided Court of Appeals found that Willie ...

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Court of Appeals suspends bankruptcy lawyer in reciprocal discipline case (access required)

Maryland’s top court has indefinitely suspended a Greenbelt bankruptcy attorney who falsely stated on her application to the District of Columbia Bar that she had never been the subject of any charges or complaints regarding her conduct as a lawyer. ...

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Baltimore lawyer suspended indefinitely for ignoring client (access required)

A Baltimore attorney has been suspended indefinitely by the Maryland’s top court for failing to pursue action in a case after being retained, not responding to her client’s requests for information and failing to respond to Bar Counsel. A unanimous ...

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Md. high court indefinitely suspends attorney who mismanaged trust account (access required)

The state’s top court has indefinitely suspended a Baltimore lawyer who mismanaged her attorney trust account and failed to protect her clients’ interests while she was absent from her law office due to an illness. Erica S. White also did ...

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Md. Court of Appeals suspends Timonium immigration lawyer (access required)

The state’s top court has indefinitely suspended a Timonium immigration attorney who failed to diligently handle two immigration cases and then did not respond to inquiries from Bar Counsel regarding client complaints. The Court of Appeals agreed with a hearing ...

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Md. Court of Appeals indefinitely suspends Silver Spring immigration lawyer (access required)

Maryland’s top court has indefinitely suspended a Silver Spring immigration attorney who failed to prepare two clients for hearings and interviews related to their immigration status and did not keep them informed on their cases. Alexander Chanthunya also neglected his ...

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Three client complaints lead to suspension of Gaithersburg immigration attorney (access required)

The Court of Appeals has indefinitely suspended a Gaithersburg immigration attorney who waited months to file documents on behalf of her clients, charged fees for legal services she didn’t perform and failed to inform clients about the reasons for delays ...

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