Case Details

Case # 17 CC 1
Judge Robert J. Steigmann
Disposition Reprimanded
Decision Date 8/13/2018

Case Summary

The Complaint alleged that beginning in or about February 2015, and continuing in or about November 2016, Respondent used official court letterhead, computer equipment, and staff to solicit paid lecturing opportunities from law enforcement organizations, medical societies, and hospitals. The Complaint also alleged -  in doing so - Respondent used the prestige of his judicial office as well as the court’s resources to advance his private interests. The Complaint further alleged that Respondent’s conduct created a potential for an appearance that he is biased in favor of physicians and law enforcement with respect to matters involving those professions.

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