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Torrance attorney suspended for involvement in drug distribution operation

Olivia Olsen May 17, 2017, 7:20pm

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Gerald Jong Goo Koh, a Torrance attorney, after the attorney pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute hydrocodone and oxycodone

Pasadena attorney suspended for accepting $45,500 in advanced fees

Olivia Olsen May 17, 2017, 7:12pm

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Art Hoomiratana, a Pasadena attorney, from the practice of law for accepting advanced fees in two loan modification matters and failing to file a lawsuit for a client.

Sherman Oaks attorney suspended after pleading guilty to narcotics charge

Olivia Olsen May 17, 2017, 7:07pm

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Cyrus Leon Batchan, a Sherman Oaks attorney, from the practice of law after the attorney pleaded guilty to distributing narcotics in San Diego.

Bakersfield attorney suspended for falsifying evidence

Olivia Olsen May 17, 2017, 6:46pm

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Robert Alan Murray, a Bakersfield attorney, from the practice of law for one year after it found him guilty of creating false documents.

Roseville immigration attorney suspended for verbally assaulting Middle Easterners

Olivia Olsen May 16, 2017, 12:00pm

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Frank Russell Wilson, a Roseville attorney, from the practice of law after the attorney was convicted of several misdemeanors for an altercation in a store parking lot while he was on probation for driving under the influence.

Pasadena attorney suspended for comingling $500,000 in personal funds

Olivia Olsen May 16, 2017, 8:15am

The State Bar Court of California recently suspended Keith Franklin Rouse, a Pasadena attorney, from the practice of law after the attorney comingled nearly $500,000 in his client trust account.

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 disbarred Thomas Melvin Swihart, a Hidden Valley Lake attorney, from the practice of law.