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March 7, 2022, 7:56 PM

Trump Lawyer Cleta Mitchell Targeted in Group’s Ethics Complaint

Roy Strom
Roy Strom

Cleta Mitchell, the lawyer who helped former President Donald Trump try to overturn the 2020 election, faces an ethics complaint from a group that Monday said it’s seeking disciplinary actions including disbarment.

Mitchell should be investigated for making false statements and assisting Trump in criminal and fraudulent behavior, according to the complaint filed with the D.C. Bar’s Board on Professional Responsibility, the lawyer regulatory body in Washington.

“Ms. Mitchell abused her place of trust and played a significant role in fomenting discord, violence, and death, all through spreading lies and misinformation,” said the complaint written by Michael Teter, managing director ...

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