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Nevada attorney faces summary disbarment after conviction, imprisonment for wire fraud

By Karen Kidd | May 15, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Nevada attorney Zachary Brooke Roberts faces summary disbarment following a California Supreme Court decision and his conviction for wire fraud in a corruption scandal in which a native peoples tribe was defrauded of millions.

Monterey Park attorney on probation after allegedly mishandling an asylum case in 2012

By Karen Kidd | May 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – Monterey Park attorney Kevin Gang Long has been suspended following a California Supreme Court order over the alleged mishandling of an asylum case in 2012, according to a recent report issued by The State Bar of California and court documents.

Utah attorney faces possible disbarment by default after allegedly misappropriating more than $3.4 million

By Karen Kidd | Jun 5, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – Philip James Layfield, a Park City, Utah, attorney who was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1999, faces disbarment following a May 18 California State Bar Court recommendation on over 12 counts of violating professional conduct rules, including alleged misappropriation of millions of dollars from clients.

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