The Kansas Supreme Court released the following published decision today:
No. 118,992: In re the Matter of Michael J. Studtmann
Archived oral argument video
In a per curiam opinion, the Supreme Court disciplined Michael J. Studtmann, Wichita, by published censure. The court further ordered Studtmann to revise his proposed engagement letter and fully cooperate with a disciplinary administrator's audit of his trust account. The court imposed this discipline for violations of Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct concerning the scope of representation, fees, conflict of interest, accepting compensation for representation of a client from someone other than the client, and termination of the representation.
Kansas Court of Appeals decisions released today.