Attorney Licensee Profile
Suzanne Jennifer Goulet #136561
License Status: Active
Address: Robert N. Kipper Professional Corporatio, 9401 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 760, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2946
County: Los Angeles County
Phone Number: (310) 275-1130
Fax Number: Not Available
Law School: UC Berkeley SOL; Berkeley CA
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July 4, 1998
SUZANNE J. GOULET [#136561], 39, of Beverly Hills was suspended for three years, stayed, placed on three years of probation with an actual 60-day suspension, and was ordered to take the MPRE within one year. The order took effect July 4, 1998.Goulet stipulated to five instances of failing to perform legal services competently and communicate with clients, four instances of withdrawing from employment without protecting clients' interests, and failing to cooperate with the bar's investigation. She also entered into a business transaction with a client without first obtaining the client's written consent and without informing the client of her right to obtain independent counsel.In mitigation, Goulet suffers from depression brought on by marital problems, although her psychologist believes she has a favorable prognosis. She also has participated in numerous pro bono and community activities, including substantial involvement with the Los Angeles Jail Project.Her misconduct was not due to any greed or dishonesty on her part.
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