Attorney Misconduct

In a case relating to six of more than 300 federal lawsuits an attorney filed on behalf of a client relating to alleged violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act, a Texas appeals court upheld a petition against the attorney asserting that he had violated various disciplinary rules, including filing frivolous pleadings, falsely alleging another attorney of stalking and making a terroristic threat against him, and fabricating an email offered as an exhibit. 

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Sandusky Prosecutor

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspended for one year the law license of Frank Fina, who investigated and prosecuted former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The court agreed with the Office of Disciplinary Counsel that Fina had improperly obtained grand jury testimony from Penn State’s then-general counsel Cynthia Baldwin. 

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