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State Bar Court recommends partially deferred suspension for Anaheim attorney

By Karen Kidd | Sep 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Anaheim attorney Rae Diane Shirer faces possible suspension following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation regarding issues with a prior probation.

Arleta attorney faces disbarment by default after allegedly failing to cooperate in investigation

By Karen Kidd | Sep 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Longtime Arleta attorney Howard Stephen Levine faces possible disbarment by default following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation over a single count of misconduct.

State Bar Court recommends disbarment by default for Covina attorney

By Karen Kidd | Sep 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Covina attorney Jeffrey Anthony Miller faces possible disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation regarding 13 counts of misconduct, including alleged misappropriation of more than $232,000.

State Bar Court recommends disbarment for longtime Pasadena attorney

By Karen Kidd | Sep 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Pasadena attorney George Mason Turner, practicing in California for nearly 50 years, faces possible disbarment by default following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation regarding alleged misconduct in a single client matter.

State Bar Court recommends San Francisco attorney be disbarred for alleged scheme to defraud trust

By Karen Kidd | Sep 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — San Francisco attorney Drexel Andrew Bradshaw faces possible disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation over three of five counts of professional misconduct.

State Bar Court recommends Long Beach attorney be disbarred by default

By Karen Kidd | Sep 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Long Beach attorney Lindsay Elizabeth Vose faces possible disbarment by default following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation over 10 counts of alleged misconduct in two client matters.

Bakersfield attorney attorney faces disbarment after termination from assistance program

By Karen Kidd | Sep 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Bakersfield attorney Loren Nicholas Kleier faces possible disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation and after being terminated from a program that shielded him from discipline.

Santa Monica attorney faces disbarment over misappropriation, bad checks and trust fund issues

By Karen Kidd | Sep 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – Santa Monica attorney Lisa Lynn Maki faces possible disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation over nine counts of misconduct in three unrelated client matters

El Dorado Hills attorney faces disbarment over 2013 tax evasion conviction

By Karen Kidd | Sep 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – Suspended El Dorado Hills attorney Donald Martin Wanland Jr. faces possible disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation over his 2013 conviction on tax-related charges.

Menlo Park attorney faces disbarment over 2015 domestic violence incident

By Karen Kidd | Sep 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – Menlo Park attorney Imran A. Khaliq faces possible disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation over the assault of his girlfriend in 2015.

State Bar Court recommends Citrus Heights attorney be disbarred over unauthorized 'loan'

By Karen Kidd | Sep 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Citrus Heights attorney Rita M. Lingwood faces possible disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation regarding a $60,000 loan to herself in 2016 from a family trust she had prepared.

West Sacramento attorney, 'vexatious litigant' faces possible disbarment

By Karen Kidd | Sep 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — West Sacramento attorney Archibald Robert Cunningham faces disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation.

Champs Foundation founder, longtime president faces possible disbarment

By Karen Kidd | Sep 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Fremont attorney Kurt Kevin Robinson, founder of a San Jose nonprofit for underprivileged youth, faces possible disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation regarding 14 counts of misconduct in two separate matters.

State bar court recommends Long Beach attorney's disbarment

By Karen Kidd | Sep 11, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Long Beach attorney Bruce Joseph Tackowiak faces possible disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation over allegations arising from two client matters.

Appeals court agrees to dismiss Costco sales tax case involving Ensure

By Karen Kidd | Aug 18, 2018

An appeals court will not rehear a sales tax case against Costco involving the nutritional supplement Ensure. California's First District Court of Appeal, Division Three, modified a lower court's opinion but supported the ruling to dismiss the case.

California State Bar Court recommends disbarment for Auburn attorney

By Karen Kidd | Aug 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — Auburn attorney Wendell Dean Peters faces disbarment following a California State Bar Court recommendation over fifteen counts of misconduct in two consolidated notices of disciplinary action

An employee's labor is not property that can be stolen, state appeals court rules

By Karen Kidd | Aug 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — A person's labor is not property that can be stolen, a California appeals court ruled earlier this month in the case of a pharmaceutical software company's former vice president who said he was recruited by false promises so the firm could use his industry contacts and then fire him.

Alameda attorney faces disbarment after allegedly misappropriating $28,350

By Karen Kidd | Aug 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — Alameda attorney Mogeeb Weiss faces disbarment following a California State Bar Court recommendation over eight counts of misconduct.

Restore Hetch Hetchy vows to take Sierra Canyon restoration case to California Supreme Court

By Karen Kidd | Aug 12, 2018

FRESNO — A Berkeley environmental group that wants the Hetch Hetchy reservoir in northwestern Yosemite drained to restore the Sierra Canyon has vowed to take the case to the California Supreme Court after losing an appeal in July.

DeMaio defends Prop B following Supreme Court ruling on public employee union measure

By Karen Kidd | Aug 9, 2018

A prominent San Diego politician promised a vigorous fight to defend a 2012 measure that cut workers' retirement benefits following a California Supreme Court ruling sending the matter back to a lower court.

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