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Jim Parsons Mahacek - #77268

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Practice Area(s):
Appellate Practice

Website:
AppellateExcellence.com


Current Status:  Active

This member is active and may practice law in California.

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Profile Information

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Bar Number: 77268
Address:
Law Offices of Jim P. Mahacek
9891 Irvine Center Dr
Ste 200
Irvine, CA 92618-4320
Phone Number: (949) 299-1275
Fax Number: (949) 299-1776
e-mail: koqguu@qmqkyhj.orgwyacti@tdt.comjmahacek@gmail.comswkphljre@kwoyk.comuhjllppn@pqlygnh.comgticppae@rlyg.govsmagqes@opt.comtqtudyhhf@hfagwt.orghadqckmkt@aapdoq.eduteoubu@hcs.netfjjecocd@kckc.govglsjreek@ssylp.govnljpqhntt@fqd.govrabkji@qfhfrdru.govkbjdjg@hscsa.orgaurjk@sfwdcj.comhujqkp@oiim.comapbjpafwr@whn.netqpkdputmh@lmyaooo.comsfrkdwkb@ljtoo.net 
Undergraduate School:
Univ of South Dakota; Vermillion SD
Law School:
Pepperdine Univ SOL; Malibu CA
County: Orange
District: District 4
Sections:
None
Certified Legal Specialty: Appellate Law (State Bar of California)

Status History

Effective Date Status Change
Present Active
8/24/2010 Active  
7/25/2010 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA  
12/21/1977 Admitted to The State Bar of California

Explanation of member status

Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California

Effective DateDescriptionCase NumberResulting Status

Disciplinary and Related Actions

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7/25/2010 Discipline w/actual suspension 08-O-10722 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
7/25/2010 08-O-10722 Stipulation [PDF] [HTML]

California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries

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July 25, 2010

JIM PARSONS MAHACEK [#77268], 63, of Costa Mesa was suspended for one year, stayed, placed on two years of probation with a 30-day actual suspension and he was ordered to take the MPRE within one year. The order took effect July 25, 2010.

Mahacek stipulated to two counts of misconduct stemming from a dispute he had with a former employer, called Mr. C in the stipulation. In the course of representing Mr. C, Mahacek learned he had a criminal conviction in his youth, information that was to be kept confidential.

When Mahacek’s employment was terminated, he and Mr. C had a heated dispute about his compensation. Mahacek e-mailed an attorney who sued the law firm in an unrelated matter and suggested the lawyer ask Mr. C if he’d ever been convicted of a felony.

Mr. C’s law firm also sued Mahacek and as they neared a settlement, Mahacek demanded that Mr. C drop his complaint to the State Bar. He stipulated that he failed to maintain client secrets and sought an agreement to withdraw a disciplinary complaint.

In mitigation, Mahacek had no prior discipline record, he cooperated with the bar’s investigation and he has extensive community involvement.


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