February 25, 2010
Criminal Contempt Conviction Results In Disbarment
The New York Appellate Division for the Fourth Judicial Department recently disbarred an attorney convicted of two counts of criminal contempt in the second degree: "The charges arose from his contact with a former girlfriend in violation of an order of protection." He had failed to respond to an order to show cause why discipline should not be imposed. The court concluded that the offense was a serious crime.
This link should take you to the court's web page. The case is Matter of Green, decided February 11. (Mike Frisch)
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