Charles Greg Lester - #160084
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527 N Azusa Ave # 182
Covina, CA 91722-3502
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||Undergraduate School:||California St Polytechnic Univ; Pomona CA|
|Sections:||None||Law School:||American COL; Brea CA|
Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California
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|7/21/1997||Suspended/Child & Fam Supp noncompliance||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
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|10/31/2009||09-V-11354||Decision [PDF] [WORD]|
|10/31/2009||09-V-11354||Order Amending Decision [PDF]|
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April 13, 2001
CHARLES G. LESTER [#160084], 47, of Covina was suspended for five years, stayed, placed on probation for five years, and actually suspended for three years and until he shows proof of rehabilitation, fitness to practice and learning and ability in general law. He also was ordered to take the MPRE during the suspension period and to comply with rule 955. The order took effect April 13, 2001.Lester stipulated to convictions stemming from three separate criminal cases. In August 1999, he struck a man in the face during an altercation in a motel. After he was arrested, Lester interrupted his conversation with police several times to speak to an imaginary person named Carlos. He admitted to being under the severe influence of drugs at the time. He was convicted of misdemeanor battery and received a suspended sentence of one year in jail. He is currently in a live-in drug treatment program.In March 2000, Lester was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance after opening the doors of cars parked at a gas station while mumbling and acting strangely. He was taken to jail, where he spoke to jail-cell bars as if they were people. He pleaded no contest and received a sentence concurrent with that of the battery conviction.In August 1999, Lester was arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance after driving erratically and crashing into a rock planter. He pleaded no contest and received a sentence concurrent with the other two convictions.In aggravation, Lester was disciplined in October 1998.Other aggravating factors include causing harm to the public by battering a person and driving drunk, and showing a pattern of misconduct.In mitigation, Lester cooperated with the bar’s investigation, including agreeing to be put on inactive status.
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