A former Kansas City attorney received a default disbarment on May 11. A week later, he said he had no idea he’d been disbarred.
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The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ruled May 17 that the Lincoln County Circuit Court is free to give its presiding judge supervisory authority over deputy clerks, despite a state law that gives such authority to the circuit clerk.Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court issued fewer disciplinary orders in 2019 compared to the previous year, but the total rate of attorneys who were disbarred, suspended or placed on probation remained roughly the same. In 2019, the court disbarred five more ...
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The Missouri Supreme Court has disbarred a Crane attorney in a case in which the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel had sought only a one-year suspension. The court entered its order disbarring John Dale Wiley on Nov. 19. In March, ...Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court on Nov. 20 suspended indefinitely the law license of Mary L. Lemp, a lawyer in St. Louis, after finding she had committed forgery in court motions. The judges blocked Lemp from applying for reinstatement for six months.Read More »