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Milwaukee attorney wants disciplinary charges over ineffective assistance of counsel dismissed

A Milwaukee criminal defense lawyer is fighting charges that he broke lawyer ethics rules while representing a defendant in a post-conviction appeal. The Office of Lawyer Regulation charged Christopher Hartley of Hartley & Pecora in June with one count of failing to represent a client diligently and promptly. The alleged misconduct stems from Hartley’s representation of a Waukesha County criminal ...

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High court to decide whether to dismiss Eau Claire attorney’s disciplinary case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to decide whether to dismiss a disciplinary case filed against a lawyer out of Eau Claire. The Office of Lawyer Regulation charged Michael Rajek in 2014 with failing to submit a fee dispute to arbitration. The OLR alleged he had failed to respond to representatives of the State Bar’s arbitration program and had asked ...

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Saukville attorney wants disciplinary charges dismissed

A Saukville attorney is fighting allegations that he failed to act diligently and promptly while representing a criminal defendant. The Office of Lawyer Regulation in June charged Perry Lieuallen with one count of misconduct stemming from his representation of a criminal defendant in Waukesha County Circuit Court against charges of stalking, criminal damage to property and criminal trespassing involving his girlfriend. A ...

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