Texas Court Orders Disbarment For Houston Ethics Atty

Law360, Dallas (March 25, 2014, 8:46 PM EDT) -- A Texas trial judge on Friday ordered the disbarment of a Houston ethics and malpractice attorney following a dispute with one of his former clients about billing.

Bob Bennett of Bob Bennett & Associates PC told Law360 Tuesday he plans to appeal the disbarment and believes there wasn’t sufficient evidence to support the judge’s finding he violated Rules 1.15 and 3.02 of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct. The court found Bennett improperly withheld part of a retainer payment from former client Gary O. Land...
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