Misappropriation Of Client Funds
Attorneys entrusted with client funds may not use those funds for any purpose not expressly authorized by the client. Misappropriation of client funds can occur by accident, due to inadvertent commingling of funds or poor accounting practices, or on purpose, when an attorney knowingly takes money from a client’s account and uses it for his or her personal use.
If you have been accused of misappropriation of client funds, you face the possibility of harsh sanctions by the California State Bar, up to and including disbarment. The attorneys at Century Law Group, LLP, can provide you with the strong state bar defense representation you need for this critical legal matter.
Defending Against Civil Lawsuits
Misappropriation of funds is not only grounds for state bar disciplinary proceedings, but may give rise to civil lawsuits as well. It is important to act quickly to defend yourself against these allegations, and to limit the damage to your career, your reputation and your finances.
While some attorneys choose to represent themselves in these matters, that can be a grave mistake. Hiring an attorney with focused experience in state bar defense cases can mean the difference between a successful outcome and a legal nightmare. Our lawyers have successfully handled numerous state bar defense cases, including those involving claims of misappropriation of client funds.
Serving Clients Statewide
If you are a licensed attorney seeking experienced representation in Los Angeles, San Diego or elsewhere in California, our lawyers are here for you. Contact us online or by telephone at 310-693-6097 to arrange a consultation with a knowledgeable state bar defense lawyer.