Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
Monday, June 15, 2020
As you probably know, but is often misunderstood by those outside the profession, disbarment is more often that not NOT permanent. In most states, disbarred lawyers can ask to be reinstated and they often are. So it is a bit rare to read about a case in which the order disbarring an attorney also bars the attorney from ever seeking reinstatement again. If you want to see an example of such a case, go here.