Attorney Suspension for Armed Robbery

By Attorney Gregg Herman
November 26, 2013

 
As a blogger, I thank the SC for providing a continuing series of powder puff disciplinary decisions for me to rant about.

As a practicing lawyer, I am embarrassed.

In a decision today, the SC suspended – did not disbar, but suspended – a lawyer’s license of three years for committing an armed robbery.

Not a shoplifting or even a petty theft.  An armed robbery.

So, in three years, the attorney can petition for reinstatement.

Please remember that the State Bar website does not reflect disciplinary histories.  Of course, a potential future client could check CCAP, but who would think to search to see if your lawyer was a felon?

Well, given the disciplinary teeth in Wisconsin, maybe every prospective client should do so.

Attorney Gregg Herman is a founding partner of Loeb & Herman S.C. in Milwaukee, WI. He practices family law exclusively, and can be reached via e-mail or by calling (414) 272-5632.