disbarred disbarred  /dɪs ˈbɑrd/

Definition(s):

  • (v) remove from the bar; expel from the practice of law by official action

Usage(s):

  1. The disbarred lawyers believe they are being punished for taking cases seen as contrary to the interests of the Communist Party.
  2. What emerged was a bizarre tale of violence, drug abuse, isolation and mind control inflicted by disbarred lawyer Joel Steinberg.
  3. His silver tongue couldn't save him, though, from being disbarred over the minor matter of an illegitimate college degree.

News

  1. Aiken County lawyer disbarred in Georgia for misdemeanors

    In a ruling filed June 3, the Georgia Supreme Court disbarred Sidney "Chuck" Jones, 59, of Graniteville, after determining his admitting to smuggling tobacco to a Richmond County inmate on numerous occasions, amounted to crimes of "moral turpitude."
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Augusta Chronicle

  2. Everett lawyer disbarred for failures in representing clients

    EVERETT -- An Everett attorney has been disbarred after he closed his law practice without notifying his clients. The state Supreme Court last week signed the order disbarring David Robert Kennedy.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  3. Council appoints Chesley to commission

    Cincinnati super lawyer Stan Chesley, disbarred in Kentucky and retired from the practice of law in Ohio, was appointed to the Cincinnati Human Relations Commission Wednesday.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: WCPO Cincinnati

Quotes

  1. "The liberating thing for me was, OK, we can bring in a character that does not have to be redeeming in perpetuity," Kelley said. "It can be someone who just burns out after a year. ...... He could either die or get disbarred and I can just...
    on Dec 13, 2006 By: David E Kelley Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "He lied to the Justice Department, he lied to our investigators, he lied to a grand jury, he received no jail time and was never disbarred," Danforth said. "I think to add to the fact that he hasn't received any real penalty, if you add a...
    on Jan 19, 2009 By: John Danforth Source: Waco Tribune Herald

  3. "You are the one who is out of touch, Ms. Tunis. Senators Clinton and Obama have both warned the American people, specifically, of the danger posed by the Grand Theft Auto games. The Blank Rome lawyers who protect this game want me disbarred because...
    on Jun 5, 2008 By: Jack Thompson Source: 1UP.com

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