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Complaint Filed Against 3rd District Attorney

LAW WEEK COLORADO A complaint was filed with the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel August 1 against 3rd Judicial District Attorney Frank Ruybalid. The complaint lists the People of the State of Colorado as the plaintiff. The complaint outlines allegations involving five cases handled by the 3rd District Attorney’s office. Detailed in the complaint are […]

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Boulder Lawyer Faces Discipline, Criminal Charges

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Supreme Court on Friday temporarily suspended the law license of Boulder immigration attorney Emily Cohen. According to a press release, the suspension shall remain in effect while pending disciplinary proceedings continue against her based on allegations that she failed to perform work for which she was paid $18,000. The Supreme […]

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4 Disbarments, 8 Suspensions

Compiled by Meg Satrom, Esq., LAW WEEK COLORADO The Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge stayed busy through the end of 2013, with four disbarments and eight suspensions total. One of the disbarments involved a Wisconsin attorney who was not admitted to practiced law in Colorado but worked on more than a half dozen matters over […]

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Complaint Against DA Based On Pattern Of Conduct

LAW WEEK COLORADO The District Attorney for Colorado’s 3rd Judicial District, Frank Ruybalid, is facing a complaint from the Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel that could eventually result in a suspension or worse discipline. The complaint was filed by 3rd District Public Defender Patrick McCarville for repeated discovery violations and failure to […]

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2 Disbarments, 2 Suspensions In April

The Colorado Supreme Court’s Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge announced two disbarments, two suspensions and one reinstatement for the month of April.

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Attorney Disputes Helping Client Hide Funds

The Office of Attorney Regulation last month accused a local attorney of helping to move a company’s funds into his firm’s trust account so the business could avoid garnishment.

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1 Disbarment, 11 Suspensions Since Start Of Year

Compiled by James Carlson, LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Supreme Court’s Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge announced one disbarment, 11 suspensions, three public censures, one private admonition and three reinstatements for January, February and March. Many of the suspensions involved attorneys not adequately communicating with their clients or mishandling client funds. Susan Cochrane was […]

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ABA To Honor John Gleason In May

The former director of the Office of Attorney Regulation, who left earlier this month to head Oregon’s discipline program, will accept the Michael Franck Professional Responsibility Award at a conference in May.

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