Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The attorney engaged in misconduct in four matters. The most serious violations involved the misappropriation of approximately $40,000 entrusted to the attorney to pay estate taxes.
The court rejected findings below that attorney had failed to file a brief on behalf of the city and lied about it to a government official. the charges were based on hearsay, the court opinion in the underlying case did not identify the attorney and the opinion was not a certified copy.
The attorney defaulted on the disciplinary charges. (Mike Frisch)