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Bar Suspends Lawyer for Photoshopping Herself Into Celebrity Shots

Posted By Administration, Friday, September 19, 2014

 

SACRAMENTO — A State Bar Court judge has recommended a six-month suspension for a Los Angeles attorney who posted manipulated photos on her firm's website that suggested she hobnobbed with movie stars and politicians.

 

Svitlana Sangary engaged in deceptive advertising, refused to cooperate with bar investigators and, in a separate manner, dragged her feet releasing the files of a client who had fired her, State Bar Court Judge Donald Miles found.

 

"The court has grave concerns regarding [Sangary's] demonstrated lack of insight and her contemptuous conduct during these proceedings," Miles wrote. Her "failure to remove the deceptive images from her website, even after the State Bar brought this issue to her attention, and her demonstrated disregard for the disciplinary process give little reason to believe that her misconduct will not continue."



Read more: http://www.therecorder.com/id=1202670433611/Bar-Suspends-Lawyer-for-Photoshopping-Herself-Into-Celebrity-Shots#ixzz3DmQVqarp

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