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San Francisco attorney suspended for failing to file claims

Olivia Olsen May 15, 2017, 8:24am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Alexander Chase, a San Francisco attorney, from the practice of law for 90 days after the court was determined that the attorney had failed to perform legal services and later concealed his misconduct.

Stanford attorney disbarred for defrauding elderly business partner out of $3.5 million

Olivia Olsen May 15, 2017, 8:14am

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Wade Anthony Robertson, a Stanford attorney, from the practice of law after an investigation found that he had defrauded his business partner and client out of $3.5 million.

Sacramento attorney disbarred for mishandling bankruptcy cases

Olivia Olsen May 15, 2017, 8:03am

The State Bar Court of California recently placed Julius Michael Engel, a Sacramento attorney, on a three-year suspension after the court found that the attorney was grossly negligent in two bankruptcy filings.

Laguna Hills attorney disbarred for charging advanced fees

Olivia Olsen May 15, 2017, 7:56am

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Bruce Anthony Thomason, a Laguna Hills attorney, for allegedly accepting advanced fees in loan modification matters.

Newport Beach attorney disbarred for misappropriating escrow funds

Olivia Olsen May 12, 2017, 4:11pm

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Ronald Lee Bartholomew, a Newport Beach attorney, after finding him guilty of misappropriating client escrow funds

South Pasadena attorney disbarred for practicing law without valid license

Olivia Olsen May 12, 2017, 4:03pm

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Stephen Edward Galindo, a South Pasadena attorney, for attempting to practice law without a valid license.

Calabasas attorney disbarred for misappropriating client funds

Olivia Olsen May 12, 2017, 3:56pm

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Steven Gregory Kaplan, a Calabasas attorney, for allegedly misappropriating a portion of nearly $100,000 in client funds.

Irvine attorney disbarred for making false statements to California State Bar

Olivia Olsen May 12, 2017, 3:30pm

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Mary Catherine Reid, an Irvine attorney.

San Jose attorney disbarred for misappropriating client funds

Olivia Olsen May 12, 2017, 3:23pm

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Tam Nguyen, a San Jose attorney, for misappropriating client funds.

Sherman Oaks attorney disbarred for violating suspension orders

Olivia Olsen May 11, 2017, 8:45am

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Robert Marshall French, a Sherman Oaks attorney, from the practice of law for violating the terms of a probation from a previous disciplinary matter.

Stockton attorney disbarred for failing to perform legal services

Olivia Olsen May 11, 2017, 8:37am

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Anthony R. Sales, a Stockton attorney, after it determined that the attorney had failed to perform services he had solicited from clients he had no prior relationship with.

Compton attorney disbarred for failing to preform legal services

Olivia Olsen May 10, 2017, 10:05am

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred B. Kwaku Duren, a Compton attorney, following an investigation into allegations that the attorney had failed to preform legal services, obey a court order and for sharing legal fees with non-attorneys.

Orange County attorney disbarred for loan modification practices

Olivia Olsen May 10, 2017, 9:58am

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Joseph Lynn DeClue, a Santa Ana attorney, after an investigation into his misconduct into home mortgage modification matters found that he had “habitually” disregarded his clients’ interests.

Hidden Valley Lake attorney disbarred for failing to adhere to terms of suspension

Olivia Olsen May 9, 2017, 8:35am

The State Bar Court of California recently disbar Thomas Melvin Swihart, a Hidden Valley Lake attorney, from the practice of law.

Santa Ana attorney disbarred following probation violation

Olivia Olsen May 9, 2017, 8:27am

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Frank Francis Barilla, a Santa Ana attorney, from the practice of law.

Utah attorney disbarred in California for failing to obey court orders

Olivia Olsen May 8, 2017, 11:31pm

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Mark Eugene Huber, a South Jordan, Utah attorney, from practicing law in California.

Claremont attorney disbarred after 25 misconduct charges

Olivia Olsen May 8, 2017, 11:25pm

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred James Patrick Stoneman II, a Claremont attorney for failing to cooperate in the state bar’s investigation into 25 counts of misconduct.

Irvine attorney disbarred for failing to return unearned fees to clients

Olivia Olsen May 5, 2017, 4:01pm

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Katayoun T. Fazli, an Irvine attorney, from the practice of law.

Palm Desert attorney disbarred for multiple counts of misconduct

Olivia Olsen May 4, 2017, 10:16pm

The State Bar Court of California recently ruled to disbar Daryl Lynn Binkley, a Palm Desert attorney, from the practice of law.

Long Beach attorney disbarred for misappropriating funds

Olivia Olsen May 3, 2017, 9:23pm

The State Bar Court of California recently disbarred Reginald Perez Mason, a Long Beach attorney, for misappropriating client funds.