James Edward Griswold - #207294
Current Status: Disbarred
This member is prohibited from practicing law in California by order of the California Supreme Court.
See below for more details.
The following information is from the official records of The State Bar of California.
100 Oceangate 12th Fl Ste 432
Long Beach, CA 90802
|Phone Number:||(714) 633-9500|
|Fax Number:||(714) 633-3885|
||Undergraduate School:||California Polytechnic St U; San Luis Obispo CA|
|Sections:||None||Law School:||Southwestern Univ SOL; Los Angeles CA|
|Effective Date||Status Change|
|6/19/2015||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
|11/24/2014||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
|7/3/2012||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
|6/6/2000||Admitted to The State Bar of California|
Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California
State Bar Court Cases
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|Effective Date||Case Number||Description|
|10/3/2015||14-O-5677||Order re Entry of Default [PDF]|
|1/30/2015||14-O-2205||Order re Inactive Enrollment [PDF]|
California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries
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November 18, 2016
JAMES EDWARD GRISWOLD [#207294], 50, of Los Angeles, was disbarred Nov. 18, 2016 and ordered to comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court.Griswold was disbarred after his default was entered for failing to respond to a notice of disciplinary charges. He did not have the default set aside within 90 days as required under rule 5.85 of the State Bar’s Rules of Procedure so the State Bar moved to disbar him.The charges were deemed admitted. Griswold improperly withdrew from employment, failed to comply with a court order requiring him to pay $1,000 in sanctions, cooperate by not providing a substantive response to three letters from a State Bar investigator or to update his membership address.