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disbarment

n. the ultimate discipline of an attorney, which is taking away his/her license to practice law often for life. Disbarment only comes after investigation and opportunities for the attorney to explain his/her improper conduct. Sometimes an attorney may be reinstated upon a showing of rehabilitation and/or cure. (See: disbar)

See: disqualification, exclusion, expulsion, ostracism, rejection
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Meanwhile, the Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office has launched an investigation into a missing document allegedly sent to Euz, notifying him of his disbarment.
At worst, then, failing to use due diligence can mean disbarment or a suspension from practice before the IRS, loss of clients because of derogatory public information, and a possible loss of license if the state CPA board sees the practitioner's name in the Internal Revenue Bulletin.
Finally, a suspension or disbarment of a lawyer in another jurisdiction is also grounds for an emergency suspension.
the authors of this Article began a discussion about lawyers who commit serious wrongdoing resulting in suspension or disbarment.
Fineblit said the lawyer's prior record, nature of conduct and "what went on" will be taken into consideration before a penalty, which could be a fine, suspension or disbarment, is leveled by the three-person panel.
Sanctions for violations of Circular 230 include monetary penalties, public censure, suspension, and disbarment from practice before the IRS.
The state Supreme Court has denied Fine's petition for review and his disbarment is set to become final on Friday.
6) Second, in the twentieth-century disbarment action of In re Isserman, the Court split evenly on the question of disbarment but ordered disbarment anyway.
Then, following the introduction, it presents chapters on jurisdiction to review decisions of federal courts and state courts; factors motivating the exercise of the Court's certiorari appellate jurisdiction; the manner in which the court determines to take jurisdiction; procedure in connection with petitions for certiorari; procedure on appeals; in forma pauperis proceedings; certified questions; original cases; extraordinary writs; preparing and printing the joint appendix; the briefs on the merits; oral argument; petitions for rehearing and final disposition of cases; motions and applications; stays, injunctions, and bail; capital cases; justiciability (standing, mootness, and abatement); and admissions to the bar and disbarment.
At the time, he was facing disbarment proceedings related to his actions in taking financial advantage of an 81-year-old client with dementia.
It would incorporate the database of contractors that have been suspended or disbarred as well as information on agreements entered into by contractors to avoid suspension or disbarment.
Tonight I have received notice that the lawyer Karinna Moskalenko has been summonsed to appear before the Moscow Bar with respect to disbarment proceedings," Amsterdam said.