Representing Lawyers Facing Ethics Complaints

As an attorney, you need to take every threat to your ability to practice law seriously. You have spent years building a practice and establishing a reputation as someone upon whom your community can rely to solve their most difficult legal problems. Do not let these allegations ruin your career.

At McAdoo Gordon & Associates, P.C., in Washington, D.C., we defend lawyers who are facing the potential loss of their law license due to alleged misconduct and ethics violations. We know what you have to lose in your case. We take your concerns seriously and prepare a vigorous defense against the claims being made against you.

Situations That May Result In Claims Against Your License

There are many different situations that could put your license at risk. Professional responsibility boards take ethics complaints very seriously, and we will do everything we can to help you protect your license. We defend against allegations across a wide range of legal practice areas, for complaints arising from:

  • Breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, as well as the breach of professional ethics
  • Misappropriation of funds and commingling of funds
  • Adverse consequences arising from drafting of contracts or legal plans
  • Failing to perform to appropriate standard of care, not zealously advocating the client's position and failing to access expert opinion
  • Failure to respond, failure to return calls and failure to inform
  • Violation of client confidentiality
  • Failure to pursue claims
  • Failure to preserve rights to appeal
  • RICO violations
  • Slander
  • Negligence

If you are licensed in Maryland, Virginia or Washington, D.C., and learn that there has been a complaint filed against you, it is important that you reach out to a knowledgeable lawyer as soon as possible. At McAdoo Gordon & Associates, we can review the complaint against you, and prepare for any interviews or hearings that may be connected to the case.

Talk To A Member Of Our Team

To learn what we can do to find answers in your situation, please call 202-293-0534 or send us an email to arrange your confidential consultation. We can help you find the right approach to take to potentially minimize the consequences that you may be facing.