A split Missouri Supreme Court issued a one-year suspension to an 86-year-old attorney who had inappropriately touched six clients. Three dissenting judges would have disbarred him.
A St. Louis County attorney is on probation for three years after the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel argued for his disbarment a week prior.
The Missouri Supreme Court on Jan. 31 suspended the law license of a member of the state’s Administrative Hearing Commission, prompting him to resign.
The Missouri Supreme Court is considering a proposed suspension for a former state judge whose admittedly aggressive re-election campaign is alleged to have tarnished the image of the judiciary.
Missouri’s Chief Disciplinary Counsel Alan D. Pratzel will retire on Nov. 11. Laura Elsbury takes up his role after his retirement.
One Missouri attorney was suspended and another was disbarred on June 28.
The Missouri Supreme Court has found a North Kansas City attorney who continued to practice law after the court suspended his license in criminal contempt.
The Missouri Supreme Court has disbarred a Gladstone attorney who admitted to practicing without a Kansas law license for 17 years in Kansas courts.
The high court is weighing discipline for an attorney who has admitted to practicing law in Kansas without a license there.
The Missouri Supreme Court has suspended for at least six months the license of a Blue Springs attorney who had an affair with his client while he was representing her on a child-custody matter. The court suspended Michael Spiegel, a solo practitioner at Spiegel Law who focuses on domestic relations. He is also assistant city […]
Trust-account violations led the Missouri Supreme Court to discipline three Missouri attorneys — including disbarring one and suspending another — on March 17. The court ordered disbarment for Kristy Lynn Ridings, a St. Louis attorney. The court found she’d violated trust account rules and rules governing non-lawyer assistants and misconduct. The Office of Chief Disciplinary […]
The Missouri Supreme Court is considering what discipline an attorney should receive for having an affair with a client while representing her.
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