In his Attorney Discipline column, Hinshaw & Culbertson partner Hal R. Lieberman writes: Unfortunately for our profession, examples abound of lawyers who engage in criminal conduct and are convicted. What these lawyers may not realize is that a criminal conviction can sometimes result in even more devastation to their careers and livelihoods as a result of the subsequent disciplinary consequences.
Lawyers Who Commit Crimes: Disciplinary Consequences
New York Law Journal
August 22, 2013