State Moves To Disbar Torrington Lawyer
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) - State officials want a Torrington lawyer disbarred for violating a ban on representing women.
The state Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel asked a state judge earlier this month to disbar Ira Mayo, saying he violated a recent court order by representing a woman in Litchfield Superior Court in July.
The Connecticut Law Tribune reports that Mayo was reinstated to the bar in 2007 after a 15-month suspension for allegedly making unwanted sexual advances toward female clients.
A judge in 2010 banned him from representing women in domestic violence and family cases.
Mayo agreed in July to a four-month suspension and a lifetime ban on representing women in any type of case, after admitting to representing at least 11 women since 2010.
Mayo didn’t immediately return phone messages Tuesday.
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