Colorado Moves to Suspend Ohio Lawyer Who Ratted Out Clients
Last week I wrote about Ohio criminal defense lawyer Frank Pignatelli, who according to news reports in Ohio, was about to get indicted in a drug case and got himself off the hook by ratting out his clients, which resulted in Ohio obtaining 30 convictions. One former client got 15 years.
I was not happy to learn Pignatelli moved to Colorado, obtained a law license and was representing defendants in federal drug cases.
Apparently, either was the Colorado disciplinary counsel. They have issued a press release advising that they have taken action against Pignatelli to suspend his license in Colorado because of allegedly fraudulent statements in his application. Fox31 Denver has the report. [More...]
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