ATTORNEYS - The appellate division publicly censured attorney John M. Ioannou for failing to promptly notify a former attorney of his receipt of settlement funds in a personal injury matter in which the former attorney had an interest, for prematurely withdrawinghis legal fee from settlement in his escrow account and for neglectinganother matter.
ATTORNEYS - The appellate division disbarred attorney Naresh Stephen Sukhdeo for multiple and serious escrow-related lapses in professional conduct. Sukhdeo misappropriated funds entrusted to him as a fiduciary and failed to safeguard those funds.
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