Santa Monica attorney to be reproved for unauthorized practice of law in Arizona

Santa Monica attorney Cynthia Ann Futter has been recommended for private reproval with public disclosure by the California State Bar following her 2015 discipline before the Arizona State Bar for unauthorized practice of law in that state, according to a recent filing.  Futter, during the Arizona proceedings, admitted to violating rules before that state’s bar when she said she was general counsel for a homeowners’ association (HOA) when she wasn’t licensed to practice law in that state, according to the 15-page decision issued Sept. 8 by the California State Bar. The discipline handed down in California was reciprocal. The effective date of Futter’s reproval is Oct. 14, according to information on her profile at the state bar’s website.    Read the article……………….

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