John Eastman, a former attorney for former President Donald Trump, has been disciplined by the California State Bar for his involvement in the January 6th Capitol riots. He is one of several of Trump’s attorneys who have faced consequences for their actions.
The following is a summary of the consequences faced by Trump’s attorneys:
- Rudy Giuliani: Facing a disciplinary investigation by the New York State Bar for his role in spreading false claims about the election and for his rhetoric at the rally that preceded the Capitol riots.
- Sidney Powell: Filed with numerous lawsuits related to the 2020 election, which were dismissed by the courts. She also faces potential legal action for making false claims about election fraud.
- Lin Wood: Disbarred in Georgia for making false statements in a lawsuit related to the election, and faces a disciplinary investigation by the State Bar of South Carolina.
- Michael Van der Veen: Under investigation by the Pennsylvania State Bar for his false statements in court while representing Trump in election lawsuits.
- Jenna Ellis: Under investigation by the Colorado State Bar for her role in spreading false claims about the election.
In conclusion, several of Trump’s attorneys have faced consequences for their actions related to the 2020 election and the January 6th Capitol riots. The legal profession holds its members to a high standard of ethics, and those who violate these standards may face disciplinary action, disbarment, and other consequences.