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Attorney Discipline



The purpose of attorney discipline is to protect the public and the administration of justice from attorneys who have not discharged their professional duties to clients, the public, the legal system, and the legal profession. The professional conduct of attorneys and the discipline process is governed by Rules 41-74, Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court.

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Reporting Attorney Misconduct

To report attorney misconduct you must contact the State Bar of Arizona. Once a report of attorney misconduct is received, the State Bar of Arizona will make a determination if the conduct warrants the filing of a formal complaint. All formal complaints of misconduct are filed by the State Bar of Arizona with the Disciplinary Clerk, Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge. Learn more about the State Bar of Arizona's role in the attorney discipline process.

To file a complaint against an attorney, please call the State Bar of Arizona at:

(602) 252-4804


Records of formal disciplinary proceedings are public and are available from the Presiding Disciplinary Judge's Office. To better process requests, please submit your request, with as much detail as possible, to [email protected].

Copies of documents will be sent electronically at no charge. 

Contact Us
For more information please contact the Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge:
Mail icon [email protected]
Phone icon (602) 452-3436
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Administrative Office of the Courts
1501 W. Washington St., Suite 102,
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3222