Lawyer Suspended for Lying to Halt Foreclosure Sale

Allison Tussey —  June 5, 2013 — Leave a comment

Kasra Seyed Torabi, 35, Encino, California, was suspended for one year, stayed, placed on one year of probation with an actual 60-day suspension.

Torabi was ordered to take the Multistate Professional Responsibilities Exam. The order took effect April 6, 2013.

Torabi stipulated to making false statements in a letter to halt the foreclosure sale of a property that was the subject of a lawsuit in which he was representing the plaintiffs. Torabi also made false statements to a judge about who signed, drafted and sent the letter.

In mitigation, Torabi presented evidence of his good character, had not been disciplined in more than five years of practice and entered into a pre-trial stipulation.

 

 

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