Suspended: First He Repped Sexual Assault Victims, Then One Of The Accused
June 29, 2018
A Philadelphia lawyer has been suspended for one year by the state supreme court’s disciplinary board. According to the Order in Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Raul I. Jauregui, in 2013 Jauregui was representing Swarthmore students who alleged they’d been sexually assaulted. Two years later he was representing “Juan Doe,” one of the accused, maintaining that he had been targeted by “an angry feminist cabal,” and his filings in that case included substantial information that had been provided in the course of the earlier representation. The Order included multiple counts, among them conflict of interest, breach of confidentiality, misrepresentation to the Office of Disciplinary Counsel and, with regard to separate matters, failure to comply with discovery and court orders, and frivolous filing.
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