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State Bar Court of California suspends Long Beach attorney for failing to take exam

Olivia Olsen Jun. 7, 2017, 9:08pm

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Al Fadel Amer, a Long Beach attorney, for allegedly failing to comply with the terms of a June 2016 suspension order.

State Bar Court of California issues reprimand to Downey attorney for failing to repay unearned fees

Olivia Olsen Jun. 7, 2017, 7:12pm

The State Bar Court of California recently issued a public reprimand to Anju Multani, a Downey attorney, after the attorney allegedly failed to return unearned fees and pay court interest in a matter stemming from a transfer of conservatorship.

State Bar Court of California suspends Orangevale attorney for failing to adhere to prior suspension order

Olivia Olsen Jun. 6, 2017, 5:47pm

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Kimberly Perry Teal, an Orangevale attorney, after she did not comply with the conditions of her October 2015 suspension for mishandling her client trust account.

State Bar Court of California suspends Walnut Creek attorney for violating prior order

Olivia Olsen Jun. 6, 2017, 4:07pm

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Sean Donrad, a Walnut Creek attorney, for not complying with the conditions of a previous suspension order.

State Bar Court of California suspends Paso Robles attorney for failing to adhere to prior discipline order

Olivia Olsen Jun. 6, 2017, 4:00pm

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Dale Irving Gustin, a Paso Robles attorney, for not complying with the terms of a previous disciplinary order from June 2016 in which he filed "meritless litigation."

State Bar Court of California suspends Orange County attorney for involvement in securities fraud scheme

Olivia Olsen Jun. 6, 2017, 3:52pm

The State Bar Court of California recently placed Richard Oliver Weed, a Newport Beach attorney, on an interim suspension after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and securities fraud.

Tarzana attorney receives public reproval for domestic violence conviction

Olivia Olsen May 25, 2017, 10:25am

The State Bar Court of California recently issued a public reproval to Katerina F. Perreault, a Tarzana attorney, for misdemeanor criminal charges stemming from a night of excessive intoxication.

State Bar Court of California suspends four attorneys for failing to pass exam

Olivia Olsen May 24, 2017, 7:43am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended several California State Bar members due to their alleged failure to pass the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).

California State Bar Court suspends four more attorneys for failing to pass exam

Olivia Olsen May 24, 2017, 6:49am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended four California attorneys for not passing the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) due to prior discipline orders.

Sunland attorney receives public reproval for assaulting peace officer

Olivia Olsen May 23, 2017, 7:23am

The State Bar Court of California recently issued a public reproval to Carol Ruth Hamilton, a Sunland attorney, for misdemeanor criminal charges.

Sacramento attorney suspended for failing to file bankruptcy motions

Olivia Olsen May 23, 2017, 7:16am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Daniel Sanford Weiss, a Sacramento attorney, for mishandling his client trust account and another client’s bankruptcy filing.

San Luis Obispo attorney suspended for mishandling client trust account

Olivia Olsen May 23, 2017, 7:08am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Stephen Christopher Ronca, a San Luis Obispo attorney, for mishandling his client trust account.

San Diego attorney suspended for multiple acts of misconduct

Olivia Olsen May 22, 2017, 8:08am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Mary Frances Prevost, a San Diego attorney, for alleged misconduct.

Glendora attorney suspended for criminal convictions

Olivia Olsen May 19, 2017, 7:26am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended William Andrai Acosta, a Glendora attorney, after he pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor criminal charges in Los Angeles County

California State Bar gives Paso Robles attorney probation for sexual battery conviction

Olivia Olsen May 18, 2017, 8:02pm

The State Bar Court of California recently placed Peter Josserand XIII, a Paso Robles attorney, on a one-year probation after the attorney was convicted of sexual battery.

Encino attorney suspended for practicing with inactive license

Olivia Olsen May 18, 2017, 8:16am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended David Andrew Seeley, an Encino attorney, for filing court documents on behalf of a client while on suspension for failing to pay his California State Bar membership dues or adhere to previous disciplinary action.

Los Angeles attorney suspended for comingling funds

Olivia Olsen May 18, 2017, 8:07am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Lesley Adele Montion-Garcia, a Los Angeles attorney, for co-mingling funds in her client trust account.

Santa Rosa attorney suspended for failing to report sanctions to California State Bar

Olivia Olsen May 18, 2017, 7:58am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Richard Lee Bobus, a Santa Rosa attorney, for failing to adhere to a new e-filing system to report sanctions imposed on him to the California State Bar.

Irvine attorney suspended for mishandling client funds

Olivia Olsen May 18, 2017, 7:50am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Steven Michael Gribben, an Irvine attorney, for mishandling client funds.

Chatswroth attorney suspended for accepting advanced fees for cases outside her jurisdiction

Olivia Olsen May 18, 2017, 7:43am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Marilyn Sue Scheer, a Chatsworth attorney, after an investigation into her practices revealed that she had accepted advanced fees in loan modification services in jurisdictions that she was not eligible to practice law in.