Bradley Allen Lamb, a Wisconsin man licensed in Minnesota, has been suspended from the practice of law in Minnesota for a year.
Lamb was suspended after the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility was unable to find him to serve him with a petition for disciplinary action. Lamb can move to vacate the order and answer the petition within the year, but if he fails to appear on the matter during that time, the allegations in the petition will be treated as though admitted by Lamb.
Lamb, whose license already had been suspended in Minnesota for nonpayment of fees, is accused of failing to communicate with a client, failing to refund the unearned portion of a retainer fee, failing to provide a billing statement, failing to return a client’s file, practicing with a restricted license and failing to cooperate with the investigation into a complaint made against him.
The complaint relates to an immigration matter in which a client alleged that Lamb did not respond to questions, did not return a $2,500 retainer or provide a billing statement, and did not respond to requests to return files once the client had terminated Lamb. Lamb also is accused not telling the client that his law licenses in both Minnesota and Wisconsin were suspended at the time the retainer agreement was signed.