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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.

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

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.

Santa Ana attorney 'fine' with possible disbarment by default

By Karen Kidd | Aug 8, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Santa Ana attorney Scott Bunker Hayward faces disbarment following a California State Bar Court recommendation after he allegedly failing to comply with conditions of a prior disciplinary probation and he's "fine" with it.

Convicted murderer's attorney faces disbarment

By Karen Kidd | Aug 8, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Hemet attorney Laura Anita Ozols, counsel to a now-convicted murderer in a Riverside cold case, faces disbarment following a California State Bar Court recommendation and she says she doesn't want to be "bugged" about it.

California Bar recommends disbarment of attorney following disbarment in North Dakota

By Karen Kidd | Aug 8, 2018

Attorney Nicole Ellan Foster, admitted to the California bar more than seven years ago, faces disbarment by default following a California State Bar Court recommendation.

Dixon attorney faces possible stayed suspension, probation for allegedly lying to judge

By Karen Kidd | Aug 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Longtime Dixon attorney Dane Allen Besneatte faces probation following a California State Bar Court recommendation after he allegedly lied to a judge in 2012 about why his client didn't attend a trial conference.

Bermuda Dunes attorney receives mostly stayed suspension, probation for allege reproval violations

By Karen Kidd | Aug 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Longtime Bermuda Dunes attorney Keith B. Bardellini faces a mostly stayed suspension and probation following a California State Bar Court recommendation over alleged violation of a 2016 private reproval.

Seal Beach attorney faces disbarment by default after allegedly misappropriating more than $41,500

By Karen Kidd | Aug 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Seal Beach attorney Marlon Magdadaro Alo faces disbarment by default following a California State Bar Court recommendation regarding five counts of misconduct stemming from two correlated matters.

Beverly Hills attorney faces possible stayed suspension, probation over alleged probation violations

By Karen Kidd | Aug 4, 2018

A Beverly Hills attorney allegedly failed to notify clients, co-counsel and others of his suspension last summer and failed to comply with the conditions of probation.

Los Angeles attorney faces possible suspension, probation following disbarment by U.S. Tax Court

By Karen Kidd | Aug 4, 2018

The California State Bar Court recommendation would overturn the 2015 disbarment of a Los Angeles attorney from U.S. Tax Court.

Coronado attorney faces disbarment by default over noncompliance with public reproval conditions

By Karen Kidd | Aug 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — Coronado attorney Blake Edward Wilson faces disbarment by default following a California State Bar Court recommendation after he allegedly failed to comply with conditions attached to a prior public reproval.

Riverside attorney faces disbarment by default over multiple misconduct allegations

By Karen Kidd | Aug 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Riverside attorney Keith Alan Kelly faces disbarment by default following a California State Bar Court recommendation over multiple counts of misconduct in a single client matter.

Ohio attorney disbarred after allegedly failing to comply with probation requirements

By Karen Kidd | Aug 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Ohio attorney Raymond Thomas Lee III, admitted to the bar in California more than eight years ago, faces disbarment following a California State Bar Court recommendation after he allegedly failed to comply with probation requirements.

Victorville attorney faces disbarment; misappropriated more than $10,000

By Karen Kidd | Aug 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — Victorville attorney Patrick Thomas Nichols faces disbarment following a California State Bar Court recommendation over multiple counts of alleged misconduct in two client matters.

California Bar Court recommends disbarment for New York attorney imprisoned in bribery scandal

By Karen Kidd | Jul 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — New York attorney Benjamin Yu, admitted to the bar in California 12 years ago and disbarred in New York in 2016, faces disbarment by default following a California State Bar Court recommendation over Yu's alleged part in an East Coast bribery scandal.

Longtime Orange attorney faces suspension over alleged misappropriation, trust fund issues

By Karen Kidd | Jul 5, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Orange attorney Thomas Matthew Gieser, practicing in California for more than 42 years, faces suspension following a California State Bar Court recommendation over allegations of misappropriation and failure to maintain client funds in trust.

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