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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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James Franklin Lowy, 14375 Myerlake Circle, Clearwater, disbarred retroactive to October 15, 2015, following a January 5 court order.
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John Christopher Getzinger, 1440 Coral Ridge Drive, Suite 190, Coral Springs, disbarred effective immediately, following a September 8, 2016, court order.
The largest award, $243,498, went to a trust established by the now-deceased mother of disbarred Southbridge lawyer Adrian Gaucher Jr.
The Supreme Court has reminded lawyers that they should observe 'only the highest standards' in their profession as it disbarred a Pasay City judge who was earlier axed from the service for sending lewd messages to a fellow female judge and for insubordination.
Box 173228, Tampa, permanently disbarred, following an August 25 court order.