High Court Reinstates Atty Suspended In Mistaken Identity

Law360, Washington (November 28, 2017, 4:07 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday lifted its suspension of a New York attorney after apparently confusing him with a disbarred elder law specialist of the same name, the second case of mistaken identity at the high court this year.

New York City-based James A. Robbins is back in good standing after his suspension from the Supreme Court bar in May. The court had mistaken him for an elder law attorney who pled guilty to misplacing a decedent’s will and forging documents to cover his tracks....
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