Law.com Blog Network

About The Bloggers

Blogroll

Lawyer sanctions 2003, an ABA report

Bob Ambrogi reports the latest attorney discipline statistics released by the American Bar Association for 2003. Looks like the final number could have been a lot worse:

  • Complaints to disciplinary agencies: 119,863.
  • Complaints left over from previous year: 32,422.
  • Complaints dismissed because agency lacked jurisdiction or complaint lacked facts constituting professional misconduct: 62,000.
  • Complaints dismissed after formal investigation: 45,000.
  • Complaints warranting formal charges: 79,150.
  • Number of lawyers against whom complaints warranting formal charges that were actually brought during the year:  2,912.
  • Cases in which private sanctions were imposed:  2,495.
  • Cases in which public sanctions were imposed: 3,725.

Posted by Product Team on April 5, 2005 at 02:18 PM | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
https://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341cce2453ef00d8350f7c6953ef

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Lawyer sanctions 2003, an ABA report:

 
 
 
About ALM  |  About Law.com  |  Customer Support  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms & Conditions