Mass. Atty Suspended After Advice Leads To ICE Detention

Law360 (December 2, 2019, 10:28 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts attorney will have his license temporarily yanked after a state appeals court on Monday agreed with previous findings that he hadn't fulfilled his duties to clients, including one who got detained by immigration authorities after taking the lawyer's advice.

The appeals court upheld the findings of a lower court judge who had accepted the recommendation of the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers, which had called for Claude David Grayer to have his license pulled for one year and one day.

Grayer had committed "multiple violations of the rules of professional conduct, involving multiple clients," the appeals court said, adding...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS