Q: What do I do when my lawyer violates attorney-client privilege and lies to the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission?
The Michigan State Police and the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission are investigating Michelle Elowski's legal practices. I have an open court case against her for conning me out of $25,000. The judge told her to work with me so she got an attorney and the both of them disappeared.
If you do a little research into Alpena Courts there is enough crazy going on to keep three law students and a bus full of social researchers busy for years.
If an attorney has violated your attorney-client privilege and disclosed your confidential communications with the attorney to a third party, you should hire an attorney who practices in the area of legal malpractice to sue the attorney for any legally compensable damages you have sustained as a result of the disclosure; or, in the alternative if you have not sustained any legally compensable damages, you should hire an attorney who practices in the area of legal ethics to file a grievance against the lawyer who disclosed your privileged communications.
If the lawyer lies to the grievance, you should be prepared to present admissible evidence proving that the lawyer is lying about a material fact or, at the very least, admissible evidence which is persuasive that the lawyer is not telling the truth about that material fact.
If the lawyer has disappeared, that solves your problem about her lying. You can present your evidence to the commission without it hearing her side of the story at all.
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