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Disbarred Texas Ethics Attorney Says Sanction Was Unjust

Law360, Dallas (May 16, 2014, 8:09 PM EDT) -- A Houston ethics attorney on Wednesday asked a trial court to grant a new trial after a judge ordered his disbarment following a fee dispute with a client, and says he has the backing of more than 1,000 Texas lawyers who agree the sanction was unjust.

A Texas judge in March ordered Robert Bennett of Bob Bennett & Associates PC disbarred, finding he violated Rules 1.15 and 3.02 of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct by improperly withholding about $27,000 from a retainer payment made by...
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