Attorney Disciplinary Rulings

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, First Department

In the Matter of Leroi J. Andrews (admitted as Leroi John Andrews), an attorney and counselor-at-law. , M-101 (February 9, 2015)

M-101 (February 9, 2015)
Before: Gonzalez, P.J., Tom , Acosta, Saxe, Manzanet-Daniels, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, First Department

In the Matter of Janet L. Langjahr, an attorney and counselor-at-law., M-606 – March 4, 2015

M-606 – March 4, 2015
Before: Tom, J.P., Renwick, DeGrasse, Manzanet-Daniels, Clark, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Elliot N. Ifraimoff, admitted as Elchin N. Ifraimov, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 3981982), 2013-05112

2013-05112
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Hinds-Radix, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Loring Noel Spolter, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 2323988), 2014-10515

2014-10515
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Dillon, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of David A. Vesel, admitted as David Alan Vesel, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 2271799), 2013-08890

2013-08890
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Dillon, Balkin, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Mitchell S. Ross, a suspended attorney. (Attorney Registration No. 1976166), 2014-02655

Panel Disbars Attorney Who Ignored Requests for Reply After Accusations of Disparaging Another Lawyer

2014-02655
Before: Mastro, J.P., Rivera, Skelos, Dillon, Hall, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Louis John Uvino, an attorney and counselor-at-law, resignor. (Attorney Registration No. 2560738), 2015-00609

2015-00609
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Duffy, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, 
Second Department

In the Matter of 
Rudolph Ronald D'Amato, 
a suspended attorney. (Attorney Registration No. 1502194), 2014-02737

Lawyer Who Did Not Account for Estate Funds Is Disbarred

2014-02737
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Maltese, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, First Department

In the Matter of Michael L. Silverman, an attorney and counselor-at-law, M-6364 (January 15, 2015)

M-6364 (January 15, 2015)
Before: Friedman, J.P., Sweeny, Jr. Acosta, Moskowitz, Manzanet-Daniels, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Keith D. Elrington, admitted as Keith Dalton Elrington, a suspended attorney. (Attorney Registration No. 3954385), 2013-01451

2013-01451
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Dillon, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of John E. Tiffany, admitted as John Edwards Tiffany, a suspended attorney (Attorney Registration No. 2609204), 2014-08365

2014-08365
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Dillon, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Davida P. Holmes, admitted as Davida Patricia Holmes, an attorney and counselor-at-law (Attorney Registration No. 4181368), 2013-07543

2013-07543
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Cohen, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Dennis Steven Berkowsky, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 2280634), 2014-05936

Attorney Disbarred for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

2014-05936
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Dillon, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, First Department

In the Matter of Luigi Rosabianca, an attorney and counselor-at-law, M-5952 (January 5, 2015)

M-5952 (January 5, 2015)
Before: Tom, J.P., Acosta, Saxe, Moskowitz, Feinman, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division Second Department

In the Matter of Andrew Rosner, an attorney and counselor-at-law (Attorney Registration No. 1951599), 2012-11257

2012-11257
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Roman, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Frank C. Panetta, an attorney and counselor-at-law (Attorney Registration No. 2980431), 2013-06799

Lawyer Who Lost Case Is Censured for Sending Email to Forewoman Saying She 'Hijacked' Jury

2013-06799
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Skelos, Dillon, Leventhal, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Robert A. Wagner, admitted as Robert Alan Wagner, an attorney and counselor-at-law, resignor. (Attorney Registration No. 1811181), 2014-03873

2014-03873
Before: Eng, P.J., Rivera, Skelos, Dillon, Balkin, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Natasha M. McDougall, admitted as Natasha Maria McDougall an attorney and counselor- at-law (Attorney Registration No. 4427449), 2013-09465

Not Disclosing Old Shoplifting Charge Leads to Censure

2013-09465
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Sgroi, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, First Department

In the Matter of Rafael A. Escalante (admitted as Rafael Antonio Escalante), an attorney and counselor-at-law, M-5630 (December 1, 2014)

Attorney Who Failed to Return Fees Is Disbarred

M-5630 (December 1, 2014)
Before: Mazzarelli, J.P., DeGrasse, Manzanet-Daniels, Feinman, Gische, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, Second Department

In the Matter of Anna Tsirlina, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 3905379), 2014-07337

2014-07337
Before: Eng, P.J., Mastro, Rivera, Skelos, Austin, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Appellate Division, First Department

In the Matter of John W. Dorris (admitted as John Wesley Dorris, III), an attorney and counselor-at-law, M-6049 (January 12, 2015)

M-6049 (January 12, 2015)
Before: Mazzarelli, J.P., Sweeny, Jr., Moskowitz, DeGrasse, Manzanet-Daniels, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession