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Lynne A. Battaglia

Lynne A. Battaglia

Former Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland


Issue: Did an applicant who has shown a pattern of financial irresponsibility, misrepresented his financial situation on his law school and Bar applications and exercised poor judgment with regard to a relationship with an underage female possess the requisite moral character and fitness to be admitted to the Maryland Bar?

Admitted?: No.

Area of Concern: Financial irresponsibility; misrepresentations; personal relationships.

Citation: 403 Md. 615, 943 A.2d 1247 (2008)