Lawyer Who Took Funds From Armenian Genocide Charity Faces Disbarment

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A state bar judge has recommended that Rita Mahdessian be disbarred for misappropriating $30,000 from a trust fund for survivors of the Armenian genocide and using other trust money to pay for her children's law school.

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  • Richard Zitrin

    Three prior disciplinary actions including a criminal conviction? What took them so long?

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