CA Atty Lindsay Elizabeth Vose faces disbarment following a recently announced California State Bar Court

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Allegations against Vose included failures to perform with competence, render accounting, return unearned fees and cooperate with an official investigation, according to the eight-page decision and order of involuntary inactive enrollment issued Aug. 28 by the state bar court.

CA Atty Lindsay Elizabeth Vose faces disbarment  following a recently announced California State Bar Court

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — Long Beach attorney Lindsay Elizabeth Vose faces possible disbarment by default following a recently announced California State Bar Court recommendation over 10 counts of alleged misconduct in two client matters.

Allegations against Vose included failures to perform with competence, render accounting, return unearned fees and cooperate with an official investigation, according to the eight-page decision and order of involuntary inactive enrollment issued Aug. 28 by the state bar court.

In addition to disbarment, the state bar court also recommended Vose be ordered to pay $1,400, plus interest, in restitution to two former clients. Other disciplinary matters are pending against Vose, according to the decision and order.

Vose failed to participate in person or via counsel and state bar's decision and order for disbarment was entered by default. In such cases, when an attorney fails to participate in a State Bar of California disciplinary proceeding despite adequate notice and opportunity, the bar invokes Rule 5.85, which provides the procedure for the state bar to recommend an attorney's disbarment.

The state bar's entry for default was entered in April and the case was submitted for decision Aug. 14.

The state bar's recommendation is pending final action by the California Supreme Court, an appeal before the state bar's review department or expiration of time in which parties may request further review within the state bar court.

Vose's recommended discipline was among the dispositions filed earlier this month by the state bar court's hearing department for August.  

The state bar court's recommendation included an involuntary inactive enrollment order that rendered Vose involuntarily enrolled as an inactive member of the State Bar of California. That order was effective three calendar days after service, according to the recommendation.

Vose was admitted to the bar in California on April 27, 2012, according to her profile at the state bar website. Vose had no prior discipline before the state bar and the state bar's client security fund has paid no claims as a result of her alleged misconduct, according to the decision and order.

 

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