States have different entities that take complaints against lawyers. A division of the court handles complaints against lawyers in some states, while other states use their state bar association to review complaints, acc... More » Government & Politics Law

Consumers can check an attorney's record by consulting with the disciplinary organization for the state in which the attorney practices law, FindLaw says. All states have some type of organization that monitors attorney ... More » Government & Politics Law

Individuals can file complaints about their lawyers with their state's lawyer disciplinary committee, according to Nolo. Every state has an entity that handles lawyer complaints; in some states, it's the bar association,... More » Government & Politics Public Records
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