List of Previously Disciplined Practitioners

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June 21, 2021

For more information about a practitioner's disciplinary history, click on the date highlighted in gold.

To determine whether a practitioner was disciplined recently, click on this link for the List of Currently Disciplined Practitioners.

For more information about the Executive Office for Immigration Review's Attorney Discipline Program, click on these links:

Rules for Professional Conduct (2000), (PDF)
Amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct (2008), (PDF)
Professional Conduct for Immigration Practitioners - Factsheet (PDF)

*These practitioners were expelled from practice prior to January 13, 2012. The term expelled has been replaced by the term disbarred, which has the same meaning and effect. See 77 Fed. Reg. 2,011, 2,013 (Jan. 13, 2012)

NAME CITY/STATE DATE IMMED. SUSPENSION IMPOSED FINAL DISCIPLINE IMPOSED EFFECTIVE DATE OF DISCIPLINE REINSTATED?
Edward J. AbramsonFlorida6/6/12 (PDF)Suspended - 60 days6/6/12 (PDF)Yes - 8/20/12
Pius AireweleMassachusetts/Georgia9/25/12 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months & 1 day9/25/12 (PDF)Yes - 4/15/13
Alaba S. AjetunmobiLos Angeles, CA12/19/11 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months12/19/11 (PDF)Yes - 11/7/12
John Nwabuwane AkwubaMinnesota2/10/16 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months2/10/16 (PDF)Yes – 8/21/18
Brad A. AlexanderFlorida6/15/01 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year6/15/01 (PDF)Yes - 1/8/04
Peter A. AllenMassachusetts12/22/09 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year & 1 day12/22/09 (PDF)Yes - 5/15/13
Boma O. AllisonHouston, TX8/4/11 (PDF)Suspended - 6 weeks8/4/11 (PDF)Yes - 11/08/11
Mahmoud AlsaftyMaryland/New York5/7/04 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year5/7/04 (PDF)Yes - 9/13/06
Rita H. AltmanFlorida10/30/06 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension10/30/06 (PDF)Yes - 9/14/07
Anthony AlvarezFlorida8/15/07 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days8/15/07 (PDF)Yes - 11/20/07
Kaveh ArdalanLos Angeles, CA11/20/08 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months8/15/08 (PDF)Yes - 3/4/09
Harnam S. ArnejaDistrict of Columbia5/6/02 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year5/6/02 (PDF)Yes - 3/17/03
Maria Corazon AvinanteHawaii8/13/14 (PDF)Suspended - 120 days8/13/14 (PDF)Yes - 12/23/14
Hani Alex AzzamMassachusetts9/1/05 (PDF)------------------------Yes - 12/14/05
Stephen C. BacaColorado------------Suspended – 3 months11/19/15 (PDF)Yes - 2/20/16
James Todd BennettSan Francisco, CA------------Suspended - 60 days1/21/10 (PDF)Yes - 5/26/10
Margaret BlotFlorida11/6/15 (PDF)Suspended - 91 days11/16/15 (PDF)Yes – 12/18/18
Patricia M. BoagLos Angeles, CA5/13/14 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days5/13/14 (PDF)Yes - 8/20/14
Charles H. BowserDistrict of Columbia9/15/00 (PDF)Disbarred*9/15/00 (PDF)Yes - 4/20/06
Wilma Nadine BrennanHouston, TX------------Suspended - 30 days7/24/03 (PDF)Yes - 10/03/03
Phillip J. BrutusFlorida8/1/17 (PDF)Suspended – 1 year6/5/17 (PDF)Yes – 10/29/18
Clarence C. Burris, IIIVirginia3/20/12 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension3/20/12 (PDF)Yes – 8/24/18
Gloria S. CalongeVirginia12/9/08 (PDF)Suspended - 2 years12/9/08 (PDF)Yes - 8/19/13
David CastilloTexas6/15/18 (PDF)Suspended - 30 Days6/15/18 (PDF)Yes – 11/29/18
Bart A. ChavezNebraska------------Public Censure5/4/09 (PDF)------------
Eleanor ChenPennsylvania------------Suspended - 60 days11/8/07 (PDF)Yes - 2/8/08
Gerald M. CobbLos Angeles, CA------------Public Censure6/2/05 (PDF)------------
Elizabeth CohenNew York4/27/07 (PDF)Disbarred*4/27/07 (PDF)Yes - 11/21/13
Patrick J. ColeWashington, DC4/17/09 (PDF)Suspended - 30 days4/17/09 (PDF)Yes - 6/15/09
Bakary Fansu ContehWashington9/24/12 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months9/24/12 (PDF)Yes - 7/17/13
Magdalena E. CuprysFlorida1/12/15 (PDF)Suspended - 45 days12/20/14 (PDF)Yes - 2/20/15
Alma C. DefilloSouth Carolina/Florida------------Public Censure12/10/14 (PDF)------------
Ronald C. DenisFlorida6/11/13 (PDF)Suspended - 60 days6/11/13 (PDF)Yes - 11/13/13
Susanna DvortsinSouth Dakota3/5/19 (PDF)Suspended- 115 days3/5/19 (PDF)Yes – 9/12/19
Ekaette Patty-Anne EddingsColorado10/18/17 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension10/18/17 (PDF)Yes – 8/24/18
Paul EdmondsonWashington10/27/16 (PDF)Suspended – 60 days10/27/16 (PDF)Yes - 1/4/17
Kelechi Charles EmeziemSan Francisco, CA12/5/06 (PDF)Suspended - 18 months12/5/06 (PDF)Yes - 3/11/09
Samuel Reyes EscamillaColorado10/12/01 (PDF)Suspended - 3 months10/12/01 (PDF)Yes - 11/27/01
Mark M. FreemanMassachusetts10/25/11 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months10/25/11 (PDF)Yes - 8/22/12
Mark S. GallegosMiami, FL12/1/11 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days12/1/11 (PDF)Yes - 3/20/12
Jose E. Mantal GarciaMaryland9/16/09 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension9/16/09 (PDF)Yes - 5/31/13
Richard D. GarciaColorado------------Suspended - 30 days4/30/10 (PDF)Yes - 6/15/10
Lowell J. GettmanNew York/Ohio------------Public Censure8/16/06 (PDF)------------
Gayle S. GhitelmanMassachusetts3/9/04 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year and 1 day3/9/04 (PDF)Yes - 12/2/05
Patricia G. GittelsonLos Angeles, CA4/14/11 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months 4/14/11 (PDF)Yes - 10/26/11
Jerry GohDallas, TX4/9/13 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months4/9/13 (PDF)Yes - 6/4/15
Maria I. GonzalezNew Jersey/New York3/1/07 (PDF)Suspended - 3 months2/24/07 (PDF)Yes - 6/14/07
Ricardo GonzalezHarlingen, Texas------------Public Censure6/1/09 (PDF)------------
Justin Edward GouldFlorida2/5/07 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days2/5/07 (PDF)Yes - 3/7/07
Bennett L. GrossmanFlorida11/13/13 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days11/13/13 (PDF)Yes - 3/18/14
David GruenNew York5/7/15 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension5/7/15 (PDF)Yes - 11/24/15
T. Anthony GuajardoArizona------------Public Censure12/2/09 (PDF)------------
Jose M. GuerreroSan Antonio, TX12/3/13 (PDF)Suspended - 2 months12/3/13 (PDF)Yes - 2/25/14
Edward HaaseSan Diego, CA------------Public Censure9/5/06 (PDF)------------
Edward W. HaaseSan Diego, CA------------Suspended - 60 days4/8/14 (PDF)Yes - 6/23/14
Matthew B. HansonIdaho5/22/17 (PDF)Suspended – 6 months4/15/17 (PDF)Yes – 1/18/18
Sharon HealeyCalifornia------------Suspended - 30 days------------Yes - 09/30/19
Raymond G. HellwigLos Angeles, CA9/14/11 (PDF)Suspended - 9 months9/14/11 (PDF)Yes - 6/27/12
Axel HeydaschFlorida8/29/11 (PDF)Suspended - 3 years8/29/11 (PDF)Yes -7/20/17
Todd James HiltsSan Diego, CA8/29/11 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year 1/29/11 (PDF)Yes - 2/8/12
John HimmelsteinMassachusetts8/1/08 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year and 1 day8/1/08 (PDF)Yes - 10/20/10
James J. HoareMichigan10/21/08 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days10/21/08 (PDF)Yes - 08/19/10
Errol I. HorwitzLos Angeles, CA6/10/11 (PDF)Suspended - 30 days 6/10/11 (PDF)Yes - 8/29/11
Eric R. HospedalesFlorida7/30/13 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days7/30/13 (PDF)Yes - 12/24/13
Akhtar HussainFlorida1/30/03 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days10/1/02 (PDF)Yes - 2/25/03
Patrick C. HydeColorado3/27/17 (PDF)Suspended - 3 months3/27/17 (PDF)Yes - 8/30/17
Michael C. HydeFlorida9/9/04 (PDF)Suspended - 30 days9/9/04 (PDF)Yes – 7/11/19
John J. HykelPennsylvania3/8/01 (PDF)Suspended - 2 years3/8/01 (PDF)Yes - 4/6/06
Herbert A. IgbanugoMinnesota7/13/15 (PDF)Suspended – 90 days7/13/15 (PDF)Yes – 10/29/15
Alexis I. Irizarry-VegaPuerto Rico12/21/00 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension8/24/00 (PDF)Yes - 10/23/01
David W. IversonFlorida8/22/12 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days6/28/12 (PDF)Yes - 11/19/12
Lisa J. JacksonLos Angeles, CA5/15/08 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year5/15/08 (PDF)Yes – 4/3/17
Karen JaffeNew York6/12/06 (PDF)Suspended - 30 days6/12/06 (PDF)Yes - 7/27/06
Keith JordanSan Francisco, CA------------Public Censure1/25/07 (PDF)------------
Barbara W. KamaliFlorida------------Public Censure7/9/04 (PDF)------------
Michael P. KarrSan Francisco, CA10/1/03 (PDF)Suspended - 9 months10/23/03 (PDF)Yes - 7/2/04
Scott A. KeillorMichigan5/14/13 (PDF)Suspended - 179 days5/14/13 (PDF)Yes - 12/2/13
Dalia R. KejbouMichigan2/16/06 (PDF)Suspended - 6 weeks11/22/06 (PDF)Yes - 2/27/07
Rosalind A. KellyDallas, TX12/14/07 (PDF)Suspended - 2 years12/14/07 (PDF)Yes - 5/5/10
Jagjot Singh KhandpurMaryland10/18/11 (PDF)Suspended - 60 days10/18/11 (PDF)Yes - 10/10/12
Jack D. KingFlorida9/15/11 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days6/9/11 (PDF)Yes - 12/06/11
Petia Dimitrova KnowlesFlorida4/16/12 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days4/16/12 (PDF)Yes - 6/16/14
Boris A. KrivonosNew York------------Disbarred1/30/03 (PDF)Yes - 12/5/13
James L. LaneOregon10/9/08 (PDF)Suspended - 30 days9/19/08 (PDF)Yes - 11/13/08
Michael Louis LeavittNew York4/8/03 (PDF)Suspended - 18 months3/21/02 (PDF)Yes - 6/27/05
Benson LeeNevada3/21/07 (PDF)Suspended - 3 months2/1/07 (PDF)Yes - 8/15/07
Albert S. LefkowitzNew York2/26/08 (PDF)Suspended - 3 months2/26/08 (PDF)Yes - 6/24/08
Robbie M. LevinGeorgia6/6/11 (PDF)Suspended - 24 months6/6/11 (PDF)Yes - 8/12/14
John K. Lewis, Jr.Pennsylvania12/8/15 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year and 1 day12/8/15 (PDF)Yes - 2/9/18
Clyde E. LindsayMassachusetts2/11/04 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year2/11/04 (PDF)Yes - 1/10/07
Richard LoiseauFlorida/Indiana1/30/12 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days1/30/12 (PDF)Yes - 5/4/16
Kevin Gang LongCalifornia3/27/19 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days3/27/19 (PDF)Yes - 9/23/19
Aman LopezMassachusetts7/24/08 (PDF)Suspended - 2 years7/24/08 (PDF)Yes - 6/4/12
Joseph Lopez-WilsonNebraska4/17/02 (PDF)Suspended - 2 year4/17/02 (PDF)Yes - 12/4/03
Spencer LucasCalifornia/Washington------------Public censure6/24/19 (PDF)N/A
Pengtian MaIllinois7/17/15 (PDF)Suspended - 60 - days7/17/15 (PDF)Yes - 9/25/15
Cecilia Carolina MalujeFlorida1/30/12 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days1/30/12 (PDF)Yes - 6/4/12
Jorge de la MarFlorida10/4/10 (PDF)Suspended - 60 days10/4/10 (PDF)Yes - 1/26/11
Brandon MarinoffColorado1/31/05 (PDF)Suspended - 12 months1/31/05 (PDF)Yes-11/10/10
Leroy Allen MartinLos Angeles, CA------------Suspended - 60 days6/18/05 (PDF)Yes - 1/31/06
Richard C. MendezIowa/Nebraska/California10/7/14 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension10/7/14 (PDF)Yes - 1/22/15
Ismail MohammedMassachusetts2/8/19 (PDF)Suspended - 4 months12/12/18 (PDF)Yes - 6/11/19
Juan Antonio MolinaLos Angeles, CA4/11/06 (PDF)------------------------Yes - 8/1/06
Vicenta E. MontoyaNevada------------Public Censure7/9/04 (PDF)------------
Joseph A. MorrisIllinois------------Public Censure1/13/05 (PDF)------------
Samson MparagandaMassachusetts6/28/10 (PDF)Suspended - 3 months------------Yes - 9/2/10
Godfrey Y. MuwongeWisconsin6/24/08 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension6/24/08 (PDF)Yes - 12/22/17
Timothy D. MyersLos Angeles, CA3/19/14 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days3/19/14 (PDF)Yes - 7/15/14
Barry R. NagerFlorida10/16/07 (PDF) Suspended - 90 days10/16/07 (PDF)Yes - 2/26/08
Regina W. NjoguMaryland12/1/15 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension12/1/15 (PDF)Yes - 9/12/19
David Smith NunesFlorida9/15/00 (PDF)Suspended - 3 years4/29/99 (PDF)Yes - 8/1/03
Patrick Chinedu NwaneriMinnesota9/6/18 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension6/17/18 (PDF)Yes – 2/21/19
Anthony NwosuSan Francisco, CA/New York1/18/08 (PDF)Suspended - 18 months1/18/08 (PDF)Yes - 4/6/10
Uchenna Samuel Ogbu-NwobodoSan Francisco, CA11/4/09 (PDF)Suspended - 60 days11/4/09 (PDF)Yes - 2/25/10
Imevbore M. OjoHouston, TX------------Suspended - 30 days1/9/04 (PDF)Yes - 7/7/04
John Joseph O'Kane, IIILos Angeles, CA5/27/10 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year5/27/10 (PDF)Yes - 6/16/14
James O. OkoraforHouston, TX9/15/11 (PDF)Suspended until 4/23/129/15/11 (PDF)Yes - 2/13/13
Christian De OlivasSan Diego, CA3/20/09 (PDF)Suspended - 2 years3/20/09 (PDF)Yes - 11/22/11
Todd N. OstergardFlorida2/18/04 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days2/18/04 (PDF)Yes - 5/19/06
Michael M. OzulumbaMassachusetts------------Public Censure2/18/04 (PDF)------------
Thomas D. PamillaArizona/ San Diego, CA1/10/12 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year1/10/12 (PDF)Yes - 1/22/13
Kenneth PanzerFlorida------------Suspended - 30 days12/28/17 (PDF)Yes
Koston Hui Feng aka Koston F. PellyNew York4/12/11 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months 4/12/11 (PDF)Yes - 10/26/11
Juan Carlos PerezFlorida6/19/08 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months6/19/08 (PDF)Yes - 4/30/13
Ramon R. Pizzini-ArnottFlorida/Puerto Rico7/24/03 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months7/24/03 (PDF)Yes -9/17/18
Jose M. QuinonesLos Angeles, CA------------Public Censure6/16/03 (PDF)------------
Rico C. ReyesFlorida12/2/05 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension12/2/05 (PDF)Yes - 10/19/06
Antonio Reyes-VidalSan Antonio, TX8/10/00 (PDF)Suspended - 84 months8/10/00 (PDF)Yes - 2/26/02
Alfred Lincoln Robertson, Jr.Virginia------------Suspended - 60 days12/6/19 (PDF)Yes - 03/03/20
David J. RodkinNew York11/8/05 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months8/22/05 (PDF)Yes - 4/14/06
Stephen A. RodriguezLos Angeles, CA9/29/09 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension9/29/09 (PDF)Yes - 1/13/10
Hugo RojasLos Angeles, CA/Texas4/14/11 (PDF)Suspended - 2 years4/14/11 (PDF)Yes - 5/13/14
Gary P. RoyleNevada/California8/12/10 (PDF)Suspended – 6 months8/12/10 (PDF)Yes - 7/14/16
Ann Adele RubenPennsylvania7/13/11 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year & 1 day7/13/11 (PDF)Yes - 8/20/14
Rosaura Gonzalez RucciPuerto Rico12/21/00 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months12/21/00 (PDF)Yes - 8/7/01
Donnette S. Russell-LoveFlorida4/23/14 (PDF)Suspended - 91 days4/23/14 (PDF)Yes - 6/18/15
Guy D. RutherfordOhio10/21/08 (PDF)Suspended - 6 Months7/10/08 (PDF)Yes - 8/4/09
Michael H. SaidIowa10/9/15 (PDF)Suspended - 30 days9/4/15 (PDF)Yes - 11/18/15
Antonio SalazarWashington11/8/05 (PDF)Suspended - 60 days11/8/05 (PDF)Yes - 1/20/06
Ronald S. SalomonNew York2/22/12 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months12/31/11 (PDF)Yes - 8/20/12
Maria C. SaludMichigan7/28/15 (PDF)Suspended – 60 days7/28/15 (PDF)Yes - 10/9/15
Raymond J. SandersIllinois5/7/01 (PDF)Suspended - 60 days5/7/01 (PDF)Yes - 7/7/01
Paul A. SchellyLos Angeles, CA1/11/05 (PDF)Suspended - 60 days1/11/05 (PDF)Yes - 3/31/05
Jonathan S. SchwartzFlorida9/11/12 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days9/11/12 (PDF)Yes - 8/19/13
Bobby Gordon Okechuku Onyemeh SeaMinnesota3/14/13 (PDF)Disbarred3/14/13 (PDF)Yes - 1/29/16
Anil ShahNew York------------Suspended - 6 months12/25/08 (PDF)Yes - 8/4/09
Mohammed ShyllonNorth Carolina12/22/08 (PDF)Disbarred*12/22/08 (PDF)Yes - 1/7/16
David S. SilberLos Angeles, CA6/3/14 (PDF)Suspended - 60 days6/3/14 (PDF)Yes - 10/15/14
Julia A. SoininenDistrict of Columbia7/6/01 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year11/20/01 (PDF)Yes - 3/8/05
Jeffery M. SondelNew York------------Suspended - 7 months 11/18/11 (PDF)Yes - 7/10/12
David M. SpiekerSan Francisco, CA4/23/14 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year6/13/13 (PDF)Yes - 6/7/16
Frank P. SproulsSan Francisco, CA7/20/11 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days7/20/11 (PDF)Yes - 8/29/11
Frank Patrick SproulsCalifornia3/5/19 (PDF)Suspended – 6 months1/11/19 (PDF)Yes -8/6/19
Thomas A. StanleyLos Angeles, CA1/4/17 (PDF)Suspended – 6 months1/4/17 (PDF)Yes - 9/5/17
Larry E. SteortsSan Diego, CA------------Public Censure5/23/07 (PDF)------------
Brenna L. StewartNew York8/11/10 (PDF) Suspended - 6 months8/11/10 (PDF)Yes - 1/5/10
Guillermo Suarez M.Los Angeles, CA5/14/15 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension------------Yes -4/25/18
Mark H. TeklinskiMichigan5/15/08 (PDF)Suspended - 60 days5/15/08 (PDF)Yes - 8/8/08
Jeffery ToneyFlorida10/27/16 (PDF)Suspended – 90 days10/27/16 (PDF)Yes - 9/25/17
Oleh R. TustaniwskyNew York8/14/14 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year8/14/14 (PDF)Yes - 1/7/16
Ignatius UdeaniMinnesota7/27/17 (PDF)Suspended – 30 days7/27/17 (PDF)Yes - 10/12/17
John Kirby VawterSan Diego, CA8/21/03 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months8/21/03 (PDF)Yes - 3/19/04
Alexander C. VrbanoffIllinois5/30/01 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year3/22/01 (PDF)Yes - 7/2/02
Rubina Arora WadhwaPennsylvania10/25/07 (PDF)Suspended - 9 months10/25/07 (PDF)Yes - 8/26/08
Yan WangNew York1/4/11 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months1/4/11 (PDF)Yes - 8/11/11
Rickey A. WatsonHouston, TX7/12/06 (PDF)Suspended - 1 year7/12/06 (PDF)Yes - 9/14/07
Carl M. Weideman, IIIMichigan5/23/07 (PDF)Suspended - 30 days4/21/07 (PDF)Yes - 6/28/07
David K. WengerMichigan5/30/12 (PDF)Suspended - 90 days5/30/12 (PDF)Yes - 8/30/12
Chester Lee WhelessDallas, TX10/12/01 (PDF)Suspended - 5 years10/12/01 (PDF)Yes - 1/5/10
Warren M. WilliamsVirgin Islands3/26/12 (PDF)Suspended - 6 months3/26/12 (PDF)Yes - 03/28/19
Sharron S.K. Williams-GelobterSan Francisco, CA11/18/15 (PDF)Indefinite Suspension11/18/15 (PDF)Yes - 1/7/16
Peter D. WinthropIllinois10/23/06 (PDF)Suspended - 2 years10/23/06 (PDF)Yes - 8/28/08

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