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Lawyers who admitted extortion attempt accept disbarment (access required)

Two Virginia lawyers who admitted trying to extort a potential mass tort defendant for $200 million at the expense of their cancer-victim clients have agreed to disbarment. One of the lawyers acknowledged a “long-time substance use disorder which had affected his judgment.” Timothy Litzenburg and Daniel Kincheloe pleaded guilty June 19 to one count each of communicating ...