It Makes No Sense to Act Ugly to the People Charged with Your Safety

By Academy Staff

By Memorandum Opinion dated April 5, 2018, The Honorable Kevin R. Huennekens, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of Virginia, imposed sanctions against veteran attorney Richard O. Gates by barring him from practicing law before that court for six months. Gates will also be banned during that period from even entering the Courthouse.

So, what did Mr. Gates do to incur disbarment for half a year? Temper tantrums. Multiple temper tantrums. Not in court. Not in the zealous representation . . .

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