DC Professional Responsibility Committee Disciplines Attorney for Providing Incompetent Counsel to Noncitizen Client Facing Deportation, Highlighting Need to Adequately Represent Immigrants in Criminal-Immigration Cases

Feb 20, 2018

On November 30, 2017, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals Board on Professional Responsibility Ad Hoc Hearing Committee took disciplinary action against an attorney for providing incompetent representation to a noncitizen client facing deportation. The noncitizen client faced removal proceedings in immigration court triggered by a guilty plea in Virginia state court.

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