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February 20, 2004

Thou Shalt Not Self-Aggrandize (Deceptively)

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 4:38 pm

The New York Law Journal is reporting this afternoon that prominent New York attorney, Jonathan A. Weinstein, has been disbarred for “a pattern of deliberately false and deceptive conduct, including distortions of fact . . . undertaken for purposes of self-aggrandizement and in an arrogant and devious manner.”  (NYLJ, “Prominent NY Lawyer Disbarred,” by Daniel Wise, 02-20-04)

umpire See Matter of Jonathan A. Weinstein  (App.Div., 1st Dept, decided 02-19-04, 2004 NYSlipOp 01231), for the details of the conduct leading to disbarment of a member of a distinguished Queens legal and judicial family.

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