FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25, 2017
Contact: Alberto Rodriguez
Fraudulent Billing Practices Leads to Interim Suspension
of Attorney Judd S. Nemiro of Phoenix
PHOENIX – July 25, 2017 – The Presiding Disciplinary Judge of the Arizona Supreme Court issued an order placing Judd S. Nemiro of Phoenix on interim suspension.
On July 17, 2017, the Presiding Disciplinary Judge accepted an agreement for discipline by consent between Nemiro and the State Bar of Arizona that resulted in an interim suspension
The State Bar of Arizona alleged that Nemiro engaged in conduct that has caused, or is likely to cause, immediate and substantial harm to clients, the public, or the administration of justice. The conduct included engaging in fraudulent billing practices, abandoning clients, and mismanaging his client trust account.
Nemiro's interim suspension shall be enforced until the final disposition of all pending proceedings against him.
He was ordered to notify current clients of his interim suspension. Nemiro shall not accept new clients and is precluded from accepting funds for that purpose.
Nemiro's interim suspension was effective July 17, 2017.
Consumers may report attorney misconduct by calling the State Bar of Arizona Attorney/Consumer Assistance Program (A/CAP) hotline at 602.340.7280.
About the State Bar
The State Bar of Arizona is a non-profit organization that operates under the supervision of the Arizona Supreme Court. The Bar includes approximately 24,500 attorneys and provides education and development programs for the legal profession and the public. Since 1933 the Bar and its members have been committed to serving the public by making sure the voices of all people in Arizona are heard in our justice system.
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