Vancouver Lawyer Resigns License Following Frivolous Lawsuit with Pseudolegal Undertones

VANCOUVER, Canada — A lawyer in Vancouver has resigned her license to practice law after filing a frivolous lawsuit filled with pseudolegal elements, according to the Law Society of B.C. Naomi Arbabi voluntarily gave up her license, which had been under interim suspension since December. The law society stated that her resignation does not automatically end any ongoing investigations into her actions. However, the details of investigations remain confidential unless they result in a citation or consent agreement. Earlier this year, Arbabi’s lawsuit against her neighbor, Colleen McLelland, was dismissed. Arbabi had accused McLelland of … Read more

Attorneys Facing Disciplinary Proceedings for Involvement in Frivolous Election Fraud Claims and False Representations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three lawyers who were involved in former President Donald Trump’s attempts to challenge the 2020 election results are now facing disciplinary proceedings from the D.C. Bar. Sidney Powell, Howard Kleinhendler, and George T. Conway III are accused of filing “egregiously false claims” about election fraud and violating professional ethics. Powell, who gained notoriety for her involvement in Trump’s failed legal campaign to overturn Joe Biden’s victories in swing states, dubbed her efforts the “Kraken” lawsuits. After her time with Powell, she later represented several defendants associated with the January 6th Capitol insurrection. … Read more

Maine’s Anti-SLAPP Law Provides Protection Against Frivolous Lawsuits

Augusta, Maine – Maine has enacted legislation to combat SLAPP lawsuits, providing protection for individuals and organizations against meritless legal action aimed at suppressing free speech. The state’s anti-SLAPP law is designed to safeguard citizens from lawsuits that attempt to silence public criticisms and opinions. SLAPP, or Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation, are often used as a tactic by powerful or wealthy entities to intimidate or silence individuals who express their opinions on matters of public concern. These lawsuits not only pose a threat to free speech but also drain valuable time, resources, and energy … Read more