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SCOTUS Disbars Lawyer Who Claimed to Be LeBron James’ Father

Sept. 11, 2020, 3:45 PM

Washington attorney Leicester Bryce Stovell was disbarred from Supreme Court practice after being disciplined in D.C., Illinois, and Ohio for intentionally misappropriating $1,000 in client funds.

In 2010, Stovell sued NBA star LeBron James and his mother, claiming to be the all-star’s father. He alleged James and his mother, Gloria James, falsified a 2007 paternity test that said Stovell wasn’t the father.

A federal trial court judge tossed the case in 2011.

Stovell sued James again in 2013 following a 2012 Sports Illustrated interview in which James lamented that his father was not around when he was a child.
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