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2022 Statistics

Statistics as of September 27, 2022

Statistics for Cases Received in 2022

Closed 56
Remaining in Investigation 155

Current Cumulative Statistics - 2022

Currently Pending 432
Closed 246
Dismissed 202
Informal Admonition by ODC 10
Informal Admonition by Disciplinary Board 0
Private Reprimand 0
Public Reprimand 0
Public Censure 0
Suspension 4
Resignation in Lieu of Discipline 0
Disbarment 1
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Case Source

Client 75
Attorneys 18
Judges 2
Court Reporters 0
Bar Association 1
Office of Disciplinary Counsel 3
Attorney General 0
Other Governmental Agency 1
Opposing Counsel / Party 67
Anonymous 1
Member of the Public 1
Financial Institution 0
Other 28

Field of Legal Practice

Antitrust 0
Bankruptcy 2
Business Law 12
Collections 2
Condominium Law 3
Criminal Law 44
Divorce 25
Other Family Law 15
Immigration 0
Labor and Employment Law 6
Landlord/Tenant 3
Patents/Trademarks 0
Personal Injury 5
Probate 2
Wills/Trusts/Estate Planning 10
Real Estate 29
Tax 2
Workers' Compensation 5
Other Non-Litigation 1
Other Litgation 22
Personal Conduct 6
Other 0
None 3

General Category of Alleged Misconduct

Abandonment 5
Abusiveness 11
Lack of Diligence/Failure to Communicate 68
Incompetence 5
Misrepresentations to Client 2
Misrepresentations to Others 21
Improper Withdrawal From Employment 1
Improper Disclosure of Confidential Information 2
Conflict of Interest 11
Improper Contact with Opposing Party 0
Other (Performance) 1
Excessive Fees 7
Failure to Return Unearned Portion 0
Improper Referral and Contingency Fees 1
Fee Dispute, No Unethical Conduct 0
Other (Fees) 0
Commingling 0
Conversion 0
Failure to Account 0
Failure to Maintain Records 0
Failure to Promptly Pay Out 0
Withdrawl - Funds in Dispute 0
Improper Payment to Client 0
Improper Assertion of Lien on Client's Property 0
Failure to Promptly Deliver Property 0
IOLTA Violation 0
Other (Funds and Property) 0
In-Person Solicitation 0
Direct Mail Solicitation 0
Other (Solicitation) 0
False, Fraudulent, Deceptive, or Misleading Advertising 0
Specialization (Advertising) 0
Other (Advertising) 0
Advising Violation of Law 0
Appeal in Bad Faith 0
Advising Witness to Hide, Supressing Evidence, Bribing Witness 0
Unlawful Practice of Law & Assisting Unlawful Practice of Law 5
Disobedience of Court Order 1
Disrespect of Court 0
Harassment 14
Misrepresentations to Court 7
Threaten Criminal Prosecution 1
Abuse of Process 0
Prosecutorial Misconduct 6
Improper Contact with Tribunal 0
Use of Perjured Testimony or False Evidence 0
Improper trial publicity (Rev. 1/86) 0
Other (Interference with Justice) 3
Scheme to Defraud 5
Other (Fraud) 0
Commission of crime 3
Failure to Cooperate 0
Influence Government Official 0
Dishonesty, Fraud, Deceipt, Misrepresentation 9
Other (Personal Behavior and Crimes) 1
Unclassified Matters Not Constituting an Offense 6

Previous Years Statistics

2021 Cumulative Statistics (PDF Download)
2016 – 2020 Comparative Statistics (PDF Download)

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