Eve Susan Chesbro - #145698
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1484 1/2 Silver Lake Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026-1346
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||Undergraduate School:||Cornell Univ; Ithaca NY|
|CLA Sections:||None||Law School:||Antioch SOL; Washington DC|
|California Lawyers Association (CLA) is an independent organization and is not part of The State Bar of California.|
Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California
|Effective Date||Description||Case Number||Resulting Status|
|7/1/2016||Admin Inactive/MCLE noncompliance||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
|7/1/2015||Suspended, failed to pay Bar membr. fees||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
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|Effective Date||Case Number||Description|
|9/8/2014||11-O-17898||MPRE Suspension Order [PDF]|
|9/11/2013||11-O-17898||Order re Extension of Time [PDF]|
|9/5/2013||11-O-17898||Order re Extension of Time [PDF]|
|7/18/2013||11-O-17898||Stipulation [PDF] [HTML]|
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August 12, 2017
Eve Susan Chesbro [#145698], 66, of Los Angeles, was suspended Aug. 12, 2017, for six months and faces a two-year suspension if she does not fulfill the terms of her three-year probation. She was ordered to notify her clients of the discipline and perform other obligations under rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court. She must pass the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination and furnish proof of attendance at and passage of Ethics School. Chesbro stipulated that by filing late or not at all 10 probation reports and failing to submit proof of attendance at Ethics School and Client Trust Accounting School she violated the terms of an earlier disciplinary probation. In 2013 she engaged in misconduct in two client matters including client trust account violations and failing to render legal services with competence. In aggravation, Chesbro had a prior record of discipline and committed multiple acts of misconduct.
July 18, 2013
EVE SUSAN CHESBRO [#145698], 62, of Pasadena, was suspended for one year, stayed, placed on three years’ probation with an actual 30-day suspension and ordered to take the MPRE. The order took effect July 18, 2013.Chesbro stipulated to misconduct in two client matters: failing to perform legal services with competence, failing to return unearned fees, failing to deposit client funds in her client trust account and failing to render appropriate accounts to a client. In both of the matters she was disciplined for, Chesbro failed to carry out tasks she had promised to complete on behalf of her clients and failed to respond to her clients for months, although they repeatedly asked about the status of their cases.According to the stipulation, Chesbro was recovering from surgery on one of her hips and was due to have surgery on the other at the time she was hired in 2010 to file a wrongful termination suit. At first, Chesbro told the client that because of her surgery, she would not be able to file the complaint until January 2011. Chesbro failed to do so and despite numerous inquiries by the client, she never completed a draft of the complaint and never filed the lawsuit. The client fired her in August 2011, but Chesbro did not return $10,000 in unearned fees to him until after he filed a complaint with the State Bar.In the second matter she was disciplined for, Chesbro failed to provide a billing statement to another client for more than a year. The client, who fired Chesbro because she was unhappy with her services, wanted to determine whether she was entitled to any refund of the fees she paid Chesbro. Chesbro didn’t provide the woman with a billing statement until after a State Bar investigator sent her a letter.Although Chesbro said she had earned all of the fees that the woman paid her, she agreed to pay for fee arbitration and abide by the results.In mitigation, Chesbro had been a practicing lawyer for 37 years with no prior record of discipline and agreed to enter into a stipulation prior to trial.
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