FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2018
Contact: Alberto Roriguez
Phone: 602.340.7337
Email: alberto.rodriguez@staff.azbar.org

Attorney's Interim Suspension Stems from Criminal Activity in South Dakota

PHOENIX – June 13, 2018 - The Presiding Disciplinary Judge of the Arizona Supreme Court has issued an order imposing interim suspension, until further order of the court, for Kevin S. Lewis of South Dakota. The disciplinary action is a result of criminal allegations that were self-reported by the attorney.

Lewis’ misconduct resulted from a criminal matter where he accepted a plea agreement to one count of theft from a program receiving federal funds after he was accused of stealing $25,000 from Dakota Plains Legal Services. His sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 14, 2018.

Kevin S. Lewis’ interim suspension was effective June 8, 2018.

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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