Articles Tagged With ‘State Bar of California’




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Trice appeals to the public to save his judicial seat

By CCN STAFF San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge John Trice is apparently facing charges of misconduct before the Judicial Council and the California Supreme Court according to a press release received from his defense attorney, Eugene Iredale with Iredale... (Continue reading)

Chinese immigrant gets posthumous California law license

The California Supreme Court posthumously granted a law license to a Chinese immigrant on Monday. [Mercury News] California denied Hong Yen Chang a license to practice law nearly 125 years ago. Chang graduated Columbia Law School and received a license... (Continue reading)

L.A. lawyer under fire for editing herself into celebrity photos

A Los Angeles-based attorney currently at risk of suspension from the State Bar can be seen posing with the likes of President Barack Obama, George Clooney and Kim Kardashian. However, she appeared in all of the pictures by way of... (Continue reading)

State Bar temporarily disbars Paso Robles attorney

By KAREN VELIE Following multiple complaints of professional misconduct, the State Bar of California ordered Paso Robles attorney Dale Gustin’s license to practice law inactive on June 30. Gustin’s latest issue stems from allegations he was threatening criminal prosecution against... (Continue reading)

Central Coast DUI attorney accused of wrongdoing

  Genis has successfully defended several high-profile DUI cases on the Central Coast including reporter Peter Lance whose case was tossed out because of civil rights violations. The state bar judge noted that Genis zealously defends his clients often for... (Continue reading)

Pismo attorney pleads not guilty in grand theft case

The Pismo Beach attorney accused of embezzling more than a quarter-million dollars from a deceased client’s estate entered a not guilty plea Tuesday. William Peter Terhune pleaded not guilty to charges of two counts of grand theft by embezzlement and preparing... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach attorney arrested for grand theft

UPDATE: The San Luis Obispo Police Department says investigators have possibly identified additional victims as a result of searches conducted Thursday at Attorney William Peter Terhune’s Pismo Beach office and home. Terhune is facing charges of embezzlement and excessive taking of... (Continue reading)

Confidential prisoner records found discarded in dumpster

A box of California Men’s Colony (CMC) prisoner files, that contain private information such as psyche evaluations and social security numbers, was found in a dumpster at the Shell gas station on Madonna Road near Highway 101 in San Luis... (Continue reading)

Bar association investigates prosecutorial misconduct

The California State Bar Association is reviewing the records of 130 prosecutors statewide accused of misconduct, and will consider disciplinary action. [Mercury News] The report by Northern California Innocence Project at the Santa Clara University School of Law found that... (Continue reading)

World without lawyers?

Do you ever wonder what the world would be like without lawyers? A World Without Lawyers – The most popular videos are here From the  Consumer Attorneys of California some of the 169,294 active members of the State Bar of... (Continue reading)



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