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Panel advises adding time to judge’s suspension in 2nd disciplinary matter (access required)

A judicial discipline panel on Tuesday recommended an additional three-month suspension for a currently suspended Baltimore City District Court judge. The Court of Appeals suspended Judge Devy Patterson Russell for six months on July 1 and ordered her to have a ...

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High court indefinitely suspends Montgomery Co. solo attorney (access required)

The Court of Appeals indefinitely suspended a Montgomery County attorney Monday for mishandling two client matters. Eugene Ignatius Kane Jr., a solo practitioner with a “virtual office” in Montgomery County, primarily worked from home and held meetings in public places. Kane ...

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Maryland lawyer suspended for lack of diligence, communication (access required)

A Prince George’s County lawyer who became an administrative law judge was indefinitely suspended by the state’s top court Friday for failing to communicate with a client, properly terminate representation and diligently handle a case. Richard Allen Moore II, of Upper Marlboro, can reapply ...

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Court of Appeals indefinitely suspends Montgomery Co. solo attorney (access required)

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The Court of Appeals has indefinitely suspended a Montgomery County solo practitioner who failed to maintain an attorney trust account, charged unreasonable fees and failed to keep adequate records of a client’s payments. The state’s top court compared the case ...

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Court of Appeals suspends Harford Co. lawyer for ‘pattern of neglect’ (access required)

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The state’s top court has suspended for one year a Bel Air attorney who demonstrated a “pattern of neglect and non-responsiveness” in his representation of a client who retained him to handle a child support case. Jerome P. Johnson failed ...

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