FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2017
Contact: Alberto Rodriguez
Felony Domestic Violence Leads to Interim Suspension
of Attorney Thomas A. Germuska of Phoenix
PHOENIX – June 13, 2017 – The Presiding Disciplinary Judge of the Arizona Supreme Court issued an order placing Thomas A. Germuska on interim suspension.
On March 29, 2017, Thomas A. Germuska was convicted by a jury in Maricopa County Superior Court of a Class Four Felony Domestic Violence, and a Class One Misdemeanor Assault, Domestic Violence committed on June 26, 2016.
As provided for Arizona Supreme Court Rule 61(d), the interim suspension shall remain in effect until final disposition of all pending disciplinary proceedings against Germuska.
Thomas A. Germuska was ordered to notify current clients of his interim suspension and shall not accept new clients. He was also ordered to attend a telephonic status review on Dec. 12, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
Germuska’s interim suspension was effective June 13, 2017.
Consumers may report attorney misconduct by calling the State Bar of Arizona Attorney/Consumer Assistance Program (A/CAP) hotline at 602.340.7280.
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