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Robert Edward Noel - #68477

Current Status:  Disbarred

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

See below for more details.

Profile Information

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

Bar Number: 68477    
Address: Noel & Knoller
1500 Oliver Rd #K163
Fairfield, CA 94534
Phone Number: (415) 378-8270
Fax Number: Not Available
e-mail: Not Available 
County: Solano
Undergraduate School: Univ of Baltimore; Baltimore MD
District: District 1    
Sections: None Law School: Univ of Baltimore SOL; Baltimore MD

Status History

Effective Date Status Change
Present Disbarred
2/17/2007 Disbarred  
4/25/2002 Not Eligible To Practice Law  
5/6/1976 Admitted to The State Bar of California

Explanation of member status

Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law

Effective DateDescriptionCase NumberResulting Status

Disciplinary and Related Actions

Overview of the attorney discipline system.

2/17/2007 Disbarment 06-N-11292 Disbarred 
8/25/2006 Ordered inactive 06-N-11292 Not Eligible To Practice Law 
6/12/2006 Ordered inactive 06-N-11292 Not Eligible To Practice Law 
4/25/2002 Interim suspension after conviction 01-C-01065 Not Eligible To Practice Law 

Administrative Actions

9/16/2005 Admin Inactive/MCLE noncompliance Not Eligible To Practice Law 
9/16/2003 Suspended, failed to pay Bar membr. fees Not Eligible To Practice Law 


Copies of official attorney discipline records are available upon request.

Explanation of common actions

State Bar Court Cases

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Effective Date Case Number Description
2/17/2007 06-N-11292 Decision [PDF]

California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries

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February 17, 2007

ROBERT EDWARD NOEL [#68477], 66, of Fairfield was disbarred Feb. 17, 2007, and was ordered to comply with rule 955.

In a default proceeding, the State Bar Court found that Noel failed to comply with rule 955, as required by a 2002 interim suspension. He did not file with the Supreme Court an affidavit stating that he notified his clients, opposing counsel and other interested parties of his suspension.

Noel was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and owning a mischievous animal causing death in a notorious dog mauling case in San Francisco. Noel and his wife, Marjorie Knoller, kept two huge Presa Canarios for a prison inmate who was their client and adopted son. The dogs attacked and killed a neighbor of the couple.


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