The Indiana Supreme Court issued a disciplinary order Friday for a Brownsburg attorney following her conviction of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and, later, two counts of criminal trespass in violation of Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct.
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Gibson Co. Judge Meade gets 7-day unpaid suspension with automatic reinstatement after 4-count discipline complaint filed against him
Little more than a month after formal discipline charges were filed against Gibson Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Meade, the Indiana Supreme Court has imposed a one-week suspension on the judge that will allow him to resume his judicial duties in early February.
The Indiana Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Commission on Friday published a nonbinding advisory opinion focused on Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1.10, which outlines when a law firm is prohibited from representing a client based on imputed conflicts of interest.
Recently reported evidence suggests Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita may have violated the following Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct, according to Paula Cardoz-Jones.
A former congresswoman and retired federal judge are publicly criticizing Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita, describing his recent actions as smacking of McCarthyism and calling on law enforcement officials to “reject his example.”
The Indiana Supreme Court has amended the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct with new language addressing how to handle unclaimed or unidentified funds from client trust accounts.
More than two dozen Indiana law school professors are condemning Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita for the recent “false and misleading” statements he made toward a Hoosier doctor who performed an abortion for a 10-year-old Ohio girl.
The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission has issued an advisory opinion focused on when attorneys must decline to represent a client or withdraw from a current representation due to a conflict of interest.
Here are three things to know about the requirement to directly supervise nonlawyers.
Steven A. Johnson, a Crown Point mediation and labor attorney, has been suspended from the practice of law in Indiana after two cases he handed off to his son resulted in two five-figure sanctions and a default judgment of $1.8 million against his client due to negligence.
An Indianapolis non-lawyer who drafted a petition for post-conviction relief and sentence modification for an inmate has been permanently enjoined from offering or providing legal advice and services.
Crown Point attorney publicly reprimanded for accusing opposing counsel of sexual relationship with police
A Crown Point attorney has been publicly reprimanded for accusing an opposing counsel of having a sexual relationship with the police sergeant who handled an opposing client’s case.
Advisory opinions offered on statements made by judicial candidates, lawyers commenting on pending legal matters
The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications and Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission have issued advisory opinions regarding statements targeted at opponents made by candidates running for judicial office and public statements made by lawyers regarding pending disputes, including on social media.
An Indianapolis attorney has been suspended from the practice of law for no less than one year without automatic reinstatement after he lied to a client about filing a lawsuit on her behalf and failed to inform her that she may have had an actionable malpractice claim against him.
A Seymour attorney has been suspended from the practice of law in Indiana for knowingly making false statements about a judge’s qualifications.
Angola attorney Allen R. Stout has been suspended from the practice of law for three months with automatic reinstatement after he was found to have deliberately deceived and bullied a woman who was seeking a protective order against his client.
The Indiana Supreme Court is requesting public comment on proposed rule amendments that, if approved, could provide additional legal aid funds to the Indiana Bar Foundation.
Carmel attorney P. Adam Davis has been suspended from the practice of law for one year without automatic reinstatement after the Indiana Supreme Court found he violated 12 professional conduct and admission rules arising from two separate disciplinary actions.
Carla Ginn, a solo practitioner in Scottsburg, has been publicly reprimanded for violating the prohibitions against conflict of interest by simultaneously representing a father, the alleged perpetrator, and his son, the alleged victim.
Indianapolis attorney Loren Comstock has been suspended from the practice of law for 120 days effective Dec. 14 for failing to provide competent representation and to keep his client reasonably informed about the progress of her federal lawsuit against her former employer and labor union.