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  • Attorney Disbarred for ‘Dishonest, Deceitful, and Misleading’ Actions

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has disbarred an Oklahoma City attorney who had been repeatedly arrested in alcohol related incidents. Court records and news reports detail several incidents involving alcohol, firearms, vehicle accidents, unruly conduct and arrests that preceded the court’s action to remove Lewis B. Moon from the practice of law. Moon was sanctioned on Read More»

  • Arkansas Law Professor Reinstated as Ok Attorney

    During the same day the Oklahoma Supreme Court took action against two troubled attorneys charged with felonies, the court reinstated the Oklahoma law license of an Arkansas law professor who had let her license lapse for several years. Kimberly Flanery Coats had been been stricken from the roll of attorneys in 2003 for nonpayment of Read More»

  • Troubled Nicholas Hills Attorney Relinquishes License

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted the state Bar resignation of a troubled Nicholas Hills attorney who’d repeatedly been charged with felonies in the prior year. Although Amy Lynn McTeer’s resignation brought to a standstill disciplinary proceedings against her, her other legal troubles remain. The Supreme Court opinion didn’t disclose details of McTeer’s disciplinary Read More»

  • Ousted Lawyer Opened Payne Co. Decus Tecum Brawl

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday yanked the law license of a Ponca City attorney convicted on cocaine charges. Along the way, lawyers for former Ponca City attorney Gale Eugene McArthur II brought to Payne County a simmering statewide dispute over how defense attorneys obtain police reports. McArthur’s cocaine case ended up in Payne County Read More»

  • Rookie Attorney Suspended for Bribery Scheme

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has suspended for two years and a day an attorney convicted of obstructing a public officer. The attorney, Robert S. Kerr, was accused of offering bribes to a police officer in exchange for him not appearing at a client’s drivers license revocation hearing. The court weighed mitigating circumstances in the case Read More»

  • Oklahoma Supreme Court Suspends AWOL Attorney

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has suspended for two years and a day the license of a Tulsa lawyer who, according to a professional tribunal, “basically abandoned all of her pending cases and clients in October 2010.” Attorney Jonna Lynn Reynolds was already under suspension for failure to comply with mandatory continuing legal education requirements in Read More»

  • Tulsa, Bixby Attorneys Sanctioned on Ethics Charges

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court this week suspended two attorneys for various violations of Oklahoma Bar Association Rules of Professional Conduct. The license of Tulsa attorney N. Franklyn Casey was suspended for two years and a day. With 53 years of practice and no prior ethics complaints to his credit, Bixby attorney Lawrence A. G. Johnson Read More»

  • OKC Attorney Admits Prior Alcholism, Reinstated After Five Years

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has reinstated the law license of an Oklahoma City attorney who gave up his license in 2007. Brett Sanger was under investigation for five counts of professional misconduct when he surrendered his license, including allegations surrounding his 2005 arrest for driving while intoxicated, transporting a firearm while intoxicated and providing liquor Read More»

  • Oklahoma City Attorney Disbarred for Fiduciary Neglect

    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has disbarred an Oklahoma City attorney accused of eight counts of professional misconduct. Michelle Renee Rowe was charged with seven counts related to specific clients’ cases, and another count alleging neglect of fiduciary responsibility. She did not appear at a Supreme Court hearing where charges against her were heard. Under the Read More»

  • Half-Baked Findings or an Ill-Considered Brief?

    Constitutional free speech rights don’t give a bankruptcy attorney license to refer to a court’s findings as “half-baked,” the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this month. The federal appeals court upheld a Florida U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s 60-day suspension of a bankruptcy lawyer whose scathing brief dressed down a bankruptcy judge. “It is sad when Read More»

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