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Lawyer Suspended for False Advertising, ‘Gross Incompetence’

July 13, 2018, 3:53 PM

A lawyer who put the logo of a law school more prestigious than the one he actually attended on his website was indefinitely suspended July 11.

Daren Allen Webber’s incompetent representation of bankruptcy clients and violations of the rules on attorney advertising merit indefinite suspension, the Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department found. The suspension was based on an identical sanction by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Though the rules on attorney advertising get a lot of attention in bar association ethics opinions, it’s fairly uncommon for attorneys to get disciplined ...