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Panel advises adding time to judge’s suspension in 2nd disciplinary matter

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

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

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

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

The Courts of Appeals building in Annapolis. (The Daily Record File)

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

Court of Appeals

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’

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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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Rice case holds lessons for all employers

John Harbaugh

While the sports world might question what the NFL investigators knew and when they knew it, the lesson for employers from the Ray Rice saga is clear: They must do their due diligence before taking disciplinary action against employees, lest evidence later emerge showing the initial discipline was more lenient than deserved.

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