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Los Angeles attorney disbarred following alleged probation violations

Karen Kidd Aug. 21, 2017, 12:00pm

Los Angeles attorney Joseph Frieden Hanan has been disbarred by the California State Bar following alleged probation violations stemming from a private reproval he received in 2014, according to a recent decision.

Los Angeles attorney disbarred over allegations in two bankruptcy cases

Karen Kidd Aug. 19, 2017, 10:00am

Los Angeles attorney Kenneth William Szalonek has been disbarred by the California State Bar over 12 counts of alleged business and professional conduct violations in two separate bankruptcy client matters, according to a recent decision.

Palo Alto attorney disbarred for failing to meet continuing legal education requirement

Karen Kidd Aug. 18, 2017, 10:00am

Palo Alto attorney Zollie S S Stringer III has been disbarred by the California State Bar for not complying with the state bar's minimum continuing legal education requirement, according to a recent decision.

Beverly Hills attorney disbarred following nine counts of misconduct

Karen Kidd Aug. 18, 2017, 8:00am

Beverly Hills attorney Gail Judith Higgins, has been disbarred by the California State Bar following nine counts of misconduct involving two separate client matter, according to a recent decision.

Arizona attorney disbarred following alleged probation violations

Karen Kidd Aug. 17, 2017, 8:00am

Arizona attorney Suzanne Kae Biely, practicing law in California for about 25 years, has been disbarred by the California State Bar over probation violations stemming from a 2015 discipline, according to a recent decision.

Sanger attorney disbarred following alleged probation violations

Karen Kidd Aug. 16, 2017, 3:00pm

Sanger attorney Daniel Americo Bruce has been disbarred by the California State Bar over 13 counts of misconduct stemming his alleged failure to fulfill probation requirements imposed in January of last year, according to a recent decision.

San Gabriel attorney disbarred by default over single count of misconduct

Karen Kidd Aug. 16, 2017, 12:00pm

San Gabriel attorney Jeffrey Hans Leo, practicing law for more than 40 years, has been disbarred by the California State Bar over a single count of misconduct in one client matter, according to a recent decision.

Hanford attorney disbarred following 14 counts of misconduct

Karen Kidd Aug. 15, 2017, 8:00am

Hanford attorney Steven Christopher Rivas has been disbarred over allegations he mishandled funds between his client trust and operating accounts in a traffic accident case in which he represented relatives of his, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

SANDAG 2011 review on emissions said to ignore 'elephant in the room'

Karen Kidd Aug. 2, 2017, 3:03pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)'s 2011 environmental impact review of Cleveland National Forest development ignores "the elephant in the room", said the lone dissenter in a much-anticipated and recently decided California Supreme Court ruling. "

Beverly Hills attorney disbarred over five counts of misconduct

Karen Kidd Aug. 2, 2017, 10:00am

Beverly Hills attorney Jacqueline A. Mangum has been disbarred by the California State Bar over five counts of misconduct, including failing to provide a client with an accounting of a $17,600 advance fee, according to a recent decision.

Inactively enrolled San Jose attorney disbarred over misconduct

Karen Kidd Jul. 31, 2017, 8:00am

San Jose attorney Vi Katerina Tran has been disbarred by the California State Bar over four counts of misconduct stemming from a single client matter and other allegations, according to a recent decision.

Beverly Hills attorney disbarred over misconduct

Karen Kidd Jul. 29, 2017, 8:00am

Beverly Hills attorney Martin Ian Cutler has been disbarred by the California State Bar over allegations of misconduct, not complying with a court order and failing to comply with disciplinary probation, according to a recent decision.

Tennessee attorney practicing in California disbarred over two counts of misconduct

Karen Kidd Jul. 28, 2017, 8:00am

Tennessee attorney Joseph D. Gumina, practicing in California four years, has been disbarred by the California State Bar over two counts of misconduct involving a single client matter, according to a recent decision.

San Francisco attorney disbarred for commingling, other allegations

Karen Kidd Jul. 27, 2017, 8:00am

San Francisco attorney Bryan L. Robinson has been disbarred by the California State Bar over 11 counts of allegations against him, including commingling more than $50,000 between his personal and client trust funds, according to a recent decision.

Escondido attorney receives mild discipline after ineffective counsel complaint

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 3:52pm

Escondido attorney Kevin Alan Bove received "discipline on the low-end of that prescribed" after an ineffective counsel complaint filed against him over his handling of an 11-year-old immigration case, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

Pasadena attorney faces suspension for allegedly providing illegal loan modification services

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 2:01pm

Pasadena attorney Stephen Rawliegh Golden face a year of suspension and an order to pay restitution in what he allegedly called foreclosure defense litigation that turned out to be an illegal loan modification services, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

Irvine attorney on probation after admitting to mishandling personal injury case

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 1:18pm

Irvine attorney Klayton Khishaveh is on two years' probation with one year of actual suspension after handling a personal injury client's case so poorly that the statute of limitations ran out, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

Oak View attorney suspended after allegedly abandoning clients in Nevada

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 1:11pm

Oak View attorney James Andre Boles received a stayed suspension for one year and placed on two years' probation after he allegedly abandoned two clients in Nevada in 2011, for which he was disciplined in that state, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

Los Angeles attorney disbarred after probation violation

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 12:56pm

Los Angeles attorney Dane Paul Miller has been disbarred following alleged probation violations after mishandling a more than $18,000 medical malpractice case settlement, according to a recent California State Bar filing.

Nevada attorney reinstated in California following federal home loan modification scam allegations

Karen Kidd Jul. 26, 2017, 12:48pm

The suspension of Nevada attorney Brandon L. Moreno, who in 2010 settled Federal Trade Commission allegations of about false claims in a consumer loan modifications case, has been lifted, according to a recent California State Bar filing.