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disbar from (something)

To render a lawyer ineligible to practice law. A noun or pronoun can be used between "disbar" and "from." The lawyer was disbarred from practicing law because he double-billed his clients and the state for dozens of cases during his career.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

disbar someone from something

to take the right to practice law away from a lawyer. The state board disbarred Todd from practicing law in his own state. Sally was also disbarred from practicing law.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(Admitted to practice: 1976) Cotter was found in contempt for failure to comply with the terms of a January 2011 disbarment order.
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(Admitted to practice: 2000) Disciplinary revocation is tantamount to disbarment. A disciplinary matter pending against Cichowski involved an adjudication of guilt for grand theft auto.
(4) Later, when IBP president Abdiel Fajardo said that above actions could be grounds for disbarment, Gadon issued a statement saying, 'I don't care if I am disbarred.
'It has come to my attention that certain individuals are talking to the petitioners and witnesses in the disbarment case filed against me, asking them to withdraw their complaint,' Duterte-Carpio said in a news statement released by her office in Davao City on Wednesday.
May these documents be used as reference in the disbarment proceedings which we expect the Court to institute,' he said.
The panel ordered that Kalis be disbarred effective June 12, the date of his interim disbarment, and pay restitution of $164,145.56.
The mayor said when the document handed by Sotto was shown to her, she was shocked by the audacity of the latter and Marquez to interfere in her ongoing disbarment case.
A Baltimore defense attorney with more than 40 years of experience is facing disbarment proceedings.
(Admitted to practice: 2006) Disciplinary revocation is tantamount to disbarment. Berger had disciplinary charges pending regarding his involvement in foreclosure-related rescue services.
Arnowitz, 63, of 22 Oak Drive, officially disbarred by the state Board of Overseers in March, has been presenting himself as an attorney to Sovereign Bank after his disbarment. Also, he opened a bank account at Sovereign in the name of former law firm Arnowitz and Goldberg and misappropriated funds received on behalf of clients deposited to that account.
Monetary penalties may be imposed separately on both practitioners and their employers in addition to, or in lieu of, any suspension, disbarment or censure of an individual.
Interestingly, the ability to prepare returns may not be affected by the disbarment.(12)
The focus is on what a lawyer should or should not do to escape disbarment.
Supreme Court disbars lawyer who faked CA ruling in drug case !-- -- Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) - March 6, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday ordered the disbarment of a lawyer who fabricated a decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) that supposedly acquitted a drug convict.