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2020 Attorney Discipline

(Updated 11/20/2020)

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Craig Ronald Triance [#161079] of Glendora, disbarred for failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: November 13, 2020

Los Angeles County

Gil Lee Arbel [#300303] of Los Angeles, 2 years probation, and 90-day actual suspension for misconduct involving five client trust account violations.

Effective Date: November 13, 2020

Los Angeles County

John Paul Garcia [#222210] of Los Angeles, 1 year probation, 30 days suspension for criminal conviction involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: November 13, 2020

Los Angeles County

Jerry D. Rothman [#226686] of San Fernando, 3 years probation, 1 year suspension for failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: November 13, 2020

Los Angeles County

Richard William Stamp [#208490] of Los Angeles, 4 years probation, minimum 2 years suspension for criminal conviction involving moral turpitude and others.

Effective Date: November 13, 2020

Los Angeles County

Kevin Renard Taylor [#218711] of Los Angeles, 3 years probation, minimum 2 years suspension for failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: November 13, 2020

Los Angeles County

Ian Michael Wallach [#237849] of Los Angeles, 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation for culpability of professional misconduct in another jurisdiction.

Effective Date: November 13, 2020

Los Angeles County

Alejandro Alers, Jr. [#240532] of Inglewood, disbarred for failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: October 31, 2020

Los Angeles County

Stephen Rawliegh Golden [#163366] of Pasadena, disbarred for failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: October 31, 2020

Los Angeles County

Jose Castillo Escano [#204718] of Los Angeles, disbarred for failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: October 31, 2020

Los Angeles County

Berj Boyajian [#60631] of Beverly Hills, 5 years probation, minimum 3 years suspension for misappropriation, misrepresentation, improper use of CTA. Effective: October 31, 2020

Effective Date: October 31, 2020

Los Angeles County

Travis P. Guevara Kasper [#264553] of Los Angeles, disbarred for misappropriation, failure to maintain CTA, and failure to cooperate in disciplinary investigation.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

Los Angeles County

John Bernard Marcin [#148715] of Tarzana, disbarred for culpability of professional misconduct in another jurisdiction.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

Los Angeles County

Larry Howard Miller [#46991] of Woodland Hills, disbarred for failure to cooperate in disciplinary investigation.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

Los Angeles County

Alexandros Kagianaris [#218852] of Beverly Hills, 2 years probation, 1 year suspension for failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

Los Angeles County

Albert Douglas Mastroianni [#150438] of Palos Verdes Peninsula disbarred for misappropriation, misrepresentation, failure to perform competently, and others.

Effective Date: September 18, 2020

Los Angeles County

Jennifer Leigh Rocco [#178342] of Los Angeles disbarred for criminal conviction involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: September 18, 2020

Los Angeles County

Paul H. Bickenbach [#59145] of Torrance disbarred for battery, failure to refund unearned fees, misappropriation, an act involving moral turpitude, commingling, and others.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Los Angeles County

Michael T. Chulak [#194744] of Agoura Hills, 3 years probation, minimum 2 years suspension, for failure to maintain CTA, failure to render an accounting, and others.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Los Angeles County

James Paul Finigan [#290324] of Whittier, 1 year probation, 60 days suspension for failure to comply with Rules of Court, failure to maintain respect due to courts, and others.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Los Angeles County

Lisa M. Lawrence-Hughes [#240375] of Los Angeles, 1 year probation for criminal conviction involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Los Angeles County

Kevin Liu [#280454] of Alhambra, 2 years probation, minimum 1 year suspension for unauthorized practice of law, charging and collecting illegal fees for legal services, and others.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Los Angeles County

Jay Stuart Rothman [#49739] of Woodland Hills, 1 year probation, 30 days suspension for failure to maintain the confidence of a client.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Los Angeles County

Aran Herschl Dokovna [#65655] of Valencia, 1 year probation, 60 days suspension for a criminal conviction involving an act of moral turpitude.

Effective Date: July 10, 2020

Los Angeles County

Qin Zhang [#225324] of Los Angeles disbarred for failure to comply with conditions of probation.

Effective Date: June 12, 2020

Los Angeles County

Stephen Joseph Liosi [#181959] of Whittier disbarred for misappropriation—an act involving moral turpitude, failure to communicate significant developments, and others.

Effective Date: June 12, 2020

Los Angeles County

Nabil R. Salem [#264355] of Torrance disbarred for failure to maintain client funds in CTA, misappropriation—an act involving moral turpitude, and others.

Effective Date: June 12, 2020

Los Angeles County

Peter R. Nasmyth [#195067] of Claremont, 1 year probation, suspended 60 days for failure to perform competently, failure to keep client reasonably informed, and others.

Effective Date: June 12, 2020

Los Angeles County

Steven David Harowitz [#128496] of Torrance, 1 year probation, suspended 30 days for acts involving moral turpitude, failure to inform client of significant developments.

Effective Date: June 12, 2020

Los Angeles County

Erika Vejar [#255755] of San Dimas, 1 year probation for failure to comply with court order, failure to perform competently, and others.

Effective Date: June 12, 2020

Los Angeles County

Nathan V. Hoffman [#135155] of Los Angeles, 4 years probation, suspended 3 years, for a criminal conviction involving an act of moral turpitude.

Effective Date: June 12, 2020

Los Angeles County

Patricia Renee Rodriguez [#270639] of San Gabriel, 1 year probation, suspended 30 days for failure to support all laws, charging and collecting illegal fees, and others.

Effective Date: May 29, 2020

Los Angeles County

Mitchell Bruce Young [#118441] of La Canada Flintridge disbarred for failure to perform with competence, acts involving moral turpitude, and others.

Effective Date: May 1, 2020

Los Angeles County

Margaret Elizabeth Wilson [#73184] of Pacific Palisades, 1 year probation for a criminal conviction involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: May 1, 2020

Los Angeles County

Franklin Pegues Jeffries [#80219] of Los Angeles, 2 years probation, suspended 90 days minimum for unauthorized practice of law, and others.

Effective Date: April 25, 2020

Los Angeles County

Gerard Louis Friend [#101718] of Los Angeles, 2 years probation for failure to maintain client trust account.

Effective Date: April 25, 2020

Los Angeles County

Cruz Saavedra [#90102] of San Pedro, 1 year probation, suspended 60 days for failure to maintain CTA, failure to render an accounting of fees, failure to refund fees, and others.

Effective Date: April 19, 2020

Los Angeles County

Patrick Solomonian [#152655] of Studio City, 2 years probation, suspended 1 year for unauthorized practice of law, misappropriation, an act involving moral turpitude, and others.

Effective Date: April 19, 2020

Los Angeles County

Randy Godin [#239411] of Beverly Hills, 2 years probation, suspended 1 year minimum for multiple acts of misconduct, including an act involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: April 3, 2020

Los Angeles County

Larry Mark Bakman [#88964] of Los Angeles, 2 years probation for professional misconduct.

Effective Date: April 1, 2020

Los Angeles County

Baird Allan Brown [#56627] of Los Angeles, 3 years probation, suspended 90 days for failure to promptly pay client, failure to prepare and maintain written journal of CTA.

Effective Date: April 1, 2020

Los Angeles County

Lottie Wolfe Cohen [#94674] of Los Angeles suspended 6 months for mismanagement of trust account, misappropriation, failure to maintain client funds in trust account, and others.

Effective Date: March 22, 2020

Los Angeles County

Rooh Singh [#298374] of Redondo Beach, 1 year probation, suspended 30 days for criminal conviction involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: March 22, 2020

Los Angeles County

Mary Xinh Nguyen [#204461] of Pasadena, 1 year probation, suspended 30 days for failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: March 22, 2020

Los Angeles County

Frank Edward Miller [#162270] of Bell Gardens suspended 2 years minimum for misdemeanor convictions involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: March 14, 2020

Los Angeles County

Carlo Ocampo Reyes [#226150] of Canoga Park disbarred for misappropriation of funds, an act involving moral turpitude, sharing legal fees with a nonlawyer, and others.

Effective Date: March 14, 2020

Los Angeles County

William Earl Turner [#51729] of Monrovia disbarred for client trust account violations involving moral turpitude, dishonesty or corruption.

Effective Date: March 14, 2020

Los Angeles County

Phuong Dave Vo [#257186] of Monterey Park summarily disbarred for felony convictions, acts involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: March 14, 2020

Los Angeles County

Bob Babak Khakshooy [#224044] of Beverly Hills suspended for 90 days with 2 years probation for failure to perform with competence, failure to obey a court order, and others.

Effective Date: February 29, 2020

Los Angeles County

Steven Larry Kimmel [#82085] of Van Nuys, 1 year probation for improper withdrawal, failure to refund unearned fees, and failure to provide an accounting to client.

Effective Date: February 29, 2020

Los Angeles County

Barret Adin Slome [#212564] of Sherman Oaks suspended 30 days with 1 year probation for a misdemeanor conviction involving misconduct, warranting discipline.

Effective Date: February 23, 2020

Los Angeles County

Ligia Isela Hernandez [#146771] of Pico Rivera suspended 60 days with 1 year probation for failure to avoid interests adverse to a client, failure to report civil judgment, and others.

Effective Date: February 7, 2020

Los Angeles County

Byron M. Johnson [#304897] of Long Beach suspended 6 months with 1 year probation for commingling funds, acts involving moral turpitude, and failure to cooperate.

Effective Date: February 7, 2020

Los Angeles County

Jerome Alan Kaplan [#49142] of Beverly Hills, 1 year probation for acting without authority.

Effective Date: February 7, 2020

Los Angeles County

Edward Louis Esposito [#166089] of Glendale disbarred for failure to comply with conditions of probation.

Effective Date: January 10, 2020

Los Angeles County

Michael Sean Devereux [#225240] of Los Angeles 1 year probation for failure to perform with competence and failure to refund unearned fees.

Effective Date: January 10, 2020

Los Angeles County

Gilbert Ralph Geilim-Morales [#117508] of Beverly Hills disbarred for misappropriation of client funds, criminal conviction involving moral turpitude, and others.

Effective Date: January 10, 2020

Los Angeles County

Michael Joseph Gulden [#243383] of West Hollywood disbarred for failure to perform legal services with competence, violation of court orders, misappropriation, and others.

Effective Date: January 10, 2020

Los Angeles County

Jeffrey L. Harris [#281778] of Los Angeles suspended 30 days with 2 years probation for failure to perform with competence, failure to render an appropriate accounting, and others.

Effective Date: January 10, 2020

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ORANGE COUNTY

Noelle Lynn McCabe [#253349] of Irvine, disbarred for failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: November 13, 2020

Orange County

Richard Jay Blaskey [#89223] of Huntington Beach, disbarred for engaging in unauthorized practice of law.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

Orange County

Lee R. Mathis [#55890] of San Clemente, summarily disbarred for a felony conviction involving an act of moral turpitude.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

Orange County

Lon Earl Peek III [#231303] of Fountain Valley, disbarred for failure to perform competently, failure to communicate, and others.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

Orange County

Keith A. Rosenbaum [#106839] of Newport Beach, disbarred for criminal conviction involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

Orange County

Dean Edward Smart [#130410] of Mission Viejo, disbarred for criminal convictions involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: October 9, 2020

Orange County

Peter Suk Park [#152619] of Newport Beach disbarred for misappropriation, an act involving moral turpitude, failure to deposit CTA funds, and others.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Orange County

Wayne William Suojanen [#193627] of Aliso Viejo disbarred for engaging in unauthorized practice of law, involving an act of moral turpitude, and others.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Orange County

Robert Lee Waldman [#120397] of Irvine disbarred for failure to file a declaration of compliance with rule 9.20, failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Orange County

Grady Michael Brown [#85997] of Costa Mesa, 1 year probation for conviction referral involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Orange County

Richard James Foster [#100710] of Seal Beach, 2 years probation, 60 days suspension for conflict of a relationship with a party, failure to turn over files, and others.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Orange County

Karen Ann Knighton [#224005] of Tustin, 5 years probation, minimum 2 years suspension for an act involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

Orange County

Michele Lynn Jackson [#209841] of Irvine, 2 years probation, 10 month suspension for multiple acts of moral turpitude.

Effective Date: July 10, 2020

Orange County

William Stocker [#43872] of San Juan Capistrano, 2 years probation, suspended 60 days for failure to obey a court order, an act involving moral turpitude, and others.

Effective Date: May 8, 2020

Orange County

Riordan J. Zavala [#143870] of Placentia, disbarred for failure to comply with conditions of probation, failure to notify the State Bar of address change.

Effective Date: May 1, 2020

Orange County

Randall James Lanham [#164839] of Rancho Santa Margarita, 2 year probation, suspended 90 days for practicing law while suspended, act involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: April 1, 2020

Orange County

Ash Narayan [#155850] of Irvine, disbarred for intentionally committing a scheme to defraud, an act involving moral turpitude, false and misleading representation and others.

Effective Date: April 1, 2020

Orange County

Timothy Patrick Peabody [#134131] of Newport Beach disbarred for a felony conviction involving acts of moral turpitude.

Effective Date: April 1, 2020

Orange County

James Paul Baratta [#292848] of San Juan Capistrano suspended 2 years for misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: March 22, 2020

Orange County

Reid Adam Winthrop [#223527] of Newport Beach, 2 years probation for criminal convictions involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: March 22, 2020

Orange County

Walter Roy Mitchell [#165834] of Newport Beach suspended 90 days for depositing personal funds into CTA and improper personal use of CTA.

Effective Date: March 14, 2020

Orange County

James Drew DeOlden [#200878] of Newport Beach disbarred for failure to file a declaration of compliance as required by rule 9.20(c).

Effective Date: February 29, 2020

Orange County

Klayton Khishaveh [#236903] of Irvine disbarred for an act of moral turpitude, issuing a check with insufficient funds, and failure to cooperate in a disciplinary investigation.

Effective Date: February 23, 2020

Orange County

Fergus Mahony Ginther, Jr. [#170744] of Newport Beach disbarred for failure to perform with competence, failure to refund unearned fees, and others.

Effective Date: February 8, 2020

Orange County

Daniel Lee Cornelious, Jr. [#285836] of Santa Ana suspended 1 year with 2 years probation for failure to perform with competence, failure to refund unearned fees, and others.

Effective Date: February 7, 2020

Orange County

William A. Kent [#52111] of Irvine disbarred for failure to perform with competence, failure to respond promptly, improper withdrawal, and acts of moral turpitude.

Effective Date: February 7, 2020

Orange County

Derik Justin Roy, III [#264052] of Huntington Beach suspended 1 year with 2 years probation for misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: January 10, 2020

Orange County

Tony M. Diab [#277343] of Newport Beach disbarred for failure to perform legal services with competence, acts of moral turpitude, and others.

Effective Date: January 10, 2020

 

SAN DIEGO

Moataz Sayed Hamza [#272952] of San Diego, disbarred for failure to perform competently, failure to render accounts of client funds, and others.

Effective Date: November 13, 2020

San Diego County

Donald Dennis Beury [#141733] of San Diego, 6 months suspension, 2 years probation for failing to pay court ordered sanctions, and failing to report sanctions to the State Bar.

Effective Date: November 13, 2020

San Diego County

Michael Albert Richmond [#211164] of El Cajon, disbarred for criminal conviction involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

San Diego County

Marc Steven Applbaum [#222511] of San Diego, 1 year probation, 30 days suspension for failure to deposit client funds in CTA.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

San Diego County

Michiko Lisa Lindsey [#203014] of San Diego, 2 years probation, 1 year suspension for criminal conviction involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: October 16, 2020

San Diego County

Ivan Perez Medina [#323360] of Chula Vista, 1 year probation, 30 days suspension for criminal conviction involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: September 18, 2020

San Diego County

Donald William McVay [#103882] of Rancho Santa Fe disbarred for failure to comply with conditions of discipline, misrepresentation, an act involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

San Diego County

Richard Lee Willis [#188239] of Carlsbad disbarred for representing multiple clients with potential conflicts of interest, failure to cooperate in disciplinary investigation, and others.

Effective Date: August 14, 2020

San Diego County

Richard Medina [#228010] of San Diego disbarred for criminal conviction involving acts of moral turpitude.

Effective Date: July 10, 2020

San Diego County

Robert Michael Salomon [#194660] of Chula Vista disbarred for failure to comply with probation conditions.

Effective Date: May 29, 2020

San Diego County

Luke Christopher Zouvas [#216154] of San Diego disbarred for a felony conviction, an act involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: May 22, 2020

San Diego County

Dayle A. Vinzant [#195174] of San Diego, 3 years probation, suspended 6 months for criminal convictions involving misconduct warranting discipline.

Effective Date: March 22, 2020

San Diego County

David Leon Speckman [#178180] of San Diego, 2 years probation, suspended 90 days for criminal convictions involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: March 22, 2020

San Diego County

Tyler Thomas Wilkinson [#225365] of La Jolla summarily disbarred for felony convictions, acts involving moral turpitude.

Effective Date: March 14, 2020

San Diego County

Scott Nicholas Orona [#129594] of San Diego suspended 30 days with 1 year probation for a criminal conviction, filing a response containing false information.

Effective Date: January 11, 2020

San Diego County

Sean Enrique O’Keefe [#116418] of San Diego summarily disbarred for felony convictions involving moral turpitude

Effective Date: December 4, 2019

San Diego County

Anthony James Dunne [#146642] of San Diego disbarred for commingling funds, improper use of trust account, misappropriation, and failure to obey a court order.

Effective Date: December 1, 2019

San Diego County

Carol Bedford [#110742] of San Diego disbarred for misappropriation failure to communicate failure to competently perform legal services failure to cooperate

Effective Date: November 30, 2019

San Diego County

William Craig Fuess [#125453] of Solana Beach suspended 18 months for professional misconduct in another jurisdiction

Effective Date: November 30, 2019

San Diego County

Isileli Tupou Manaia Mataele [#266863] of San Diego suspended for 60 days for failing to cooperate and participate in a pending investigation

Effective Date: August 16, 2019

San Diego County

Luke Christopher Zouvas [#216154] of San Diego suspended for 90 days for maintaining personal funds in CTA account, commingling.

Effective Date: August 10, 2019

San Diego County

George Garcia Perez [#226515] of San Diego suspended for 30 days for failing to communicate and failing to cooperate and participate in two disciplinary investigations

Effective Date: August 9, 2019

San Diego County

Michael John Brown [#115473] of San Diego disbarred for misappropriation and trust account violations

Effective Date: July 3, 2019

San Diego County

Steele Nicolson Gillaspey [#145935] of San Diego disbarred and ordered to pay $31,238 in restitution for failure to account for fees, to report sanctions over $50,000 and other misconduct

Effective Date: May 26, 2019

San Diego County

Manuel Angel Gonzalez [#219130] of San Diego disbarred and ordered to pay restitution to four clients for practicing law while ineligible, and taking attorney’s fees

Effective Date: April 5, 2019

San Diego County

Lauren Nicole Chaikin [#297105] of La Jolla suspended for 30 days for probation violations, and falsely representing she was in compliance

Effective Date: March 3, 2019

San Diego County

Ronald Jack Mix [#49663] of San Diego summarily disbarred following his conviction for filing a false income tax return

Effective Date: February 22, 2019

San Diego County

Matthew Bartley Butler [#201781] of San Diego disbarred for abandoning clients, failure to communicate and failure to account for fees

Effective Date: February 3, 2019

San Diego County

Manuel Luis Ramirez [#103054] of San Diego suspended for 90 days for failing to act with competence, lack of communication and failing to obey a court order in three client matters

Effective Date: January 25, 2019

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