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Ernest George Georggin - #60293

Current Status:  Disbarred

This member is prohibited from practicing law in California by order of the California Supreme Court.

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Profile Information

The following information is from the official records of The State Bar of California.

Bar Number: 60293    
Address: Georggin & Associates
6855 Friars Rd Unit 15
San Diego, CA 92108
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Phone Number: (760) 434-5400
Fax Number: (888) 268-8860
e-mail: Not Available 
County: San Diego
Undergraduate School: San Diego State Univ; San Diego CA
District: District 4    
Sections: None Law School: California Western SOL; San Diego CA

Status History

Effective Date Status Change
Present Disbarred
3/8/2014 Disbarred  
10/21/2013 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA  
7/2/1974 Admitted to The State Bar of California

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Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California

Effective DateDescriptionCase NumberResulting Status

Disciplinary and Related Actions

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3/8/2014 Disbarment 13-O-11844 Disbarred 
10/21/2013 Ordered inactive 13-O-11844 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA 

Administrative Actions

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State Bar Court Cases

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Effective Date Case Number Description
3/8/2014 13-O-11844 Stipulation [PDF]

California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries

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March 3, 2014

ERNEST GEORGE GEORGGIN [#60293], 68, of San Diego was disbarred March 3, 2014 and ordered to comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court and make restitution.

Georggin stipulated to misconduct in 25 matters including: aiding in the unauthorized practice of law; lending his name to be used by non-attorneys engaged in the unauthorized practice of law; accepting employment in a state where he was not authorized to practice law; entering into an agreement for, charging and collecting fees in a state where he was not authorized to practice law; abdicating his law practice to non-attorneys; sharing fees with a non-lawyer; and failing to perform legal services with competence return unearned advanced fees or cooperate or participate in a State Bar investigation.

In August 2010, Georggin and non-attorney Eric Phillips formed Georggin Law to perform credit repair services. Georggin completely turned over the practice to Phillips and other non-attorneys and had no authority over its operations, including whether or not to accept a new client on behalf of the firm. Georggin also had a stamp of his signature made that the firm’s non-attorneys used to conduct business transactions.

The clients paid the firm advanced fees for credit repair services but provided no services of value to at least 25 of them. In one case, the firm agreed to do work on behalf of a resident of Florida, where Georggin is not admitted to practice. Around June 2013, Georggin closed the firm, taking control of at least 650 client files. As of the date of his stipulation, he had not refunded any portion of the attorney’s fees.

Georggin was ordered to pay $90,061 plus interest in restitution.

In mitigation, Georggin had no prior discipline and cooperated with the State Bar by entering into a pretrial stipulation.

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