08.21.2015 Disbarment [Jackson County]

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On August 21, 2015, Andrew Patterson, II, was disbarred from the practice of law.  Patterson was found to have failed to appear and timely schedule court hearings, failed to act with reasonable diligence when representing a client, and failed to respond to clients regarding active cases.  Patterson failed to explain a fee agreement to the client and made terms in the agreement improper.  He also failed to provide requested documentation to the State Bar in association with a grievance matter. Similarly, he notarized and filed knowingly forged documentation with the court. These actions were conducted with more than one client on more than one occasion. As a result of improper and inadequate representation of clients and failure to respond to the State Bar, Patterson was disbarred.

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