Sanction Reduced For Ore. Atty Who Posted Client Info

Law360 (July 16, 2021, 4:49 PM EDT) -- An Oregon immigration attorney crossed the line by responding to online criticism by a former client when he posted the individual's name and his prior criminal convictions, but not to the point that the lawyer should be suspended, the Beaver state's highest state court has determined.

The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a trial panel's 30-day suspension of Brian Conry, holding that the lawyer should instead be publicly reprimanded for violating Oregon's professional conduct rules by posting the information about his former client, according to the en banc opinion.

Conry breached his duty to protect client confidences by revealing the...

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