Attorney disciplinary proceedings are available to protect clients from bad lawyers. If the disciplinary authority does even consider a complaint such as you describe, it is unlikely that they will impose any discipline on the lawyer. The issue did not arise in the context of an attorney-client relationship. He does sound like a bad actor. It may be some comfot to you that if the lawyer in question is convicted of any criminal activity, that will automatically come to the attention of the committee.
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Mr. Brophy's advice is correct, the disciplinary rules apply only to matters in which the attorney is performing professional duties as an attorney, not his separate businesses such as being a landlord.
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Although I almost invariably agree with the advice of Mr. Brophy and Mr. Leibowitz - who I find among the best on this forum - I think your LL who has lied to you and who is defaming you (if what you say is true) should be reported to the Nevada Disciplinary committee. By using his title Esq. he is putting his status as an attorney at issue, and his conduct is demeaning the profession. They may not investigate or they may investigate.
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