On Wednesday, February 15, 2023, the Supreme Court of California issued an Amended Order suspending attorney John Hammett Carmichael.

The case is entitled “In the matter of John Hammett Carmichael ” with case no. S277370.

On January 25, 2023, the Supreme Court of California initially issued an order suspending the respondent from the practice of law. The respondent was suspended for one year and placed on probation with conditions. Included in the said conditions is that the respondent must pay monetary sanctions to the State Bar of California Client Security Fund amounting to 250$ in accordance with the Business and Professions Code.

In the Amended Order the following paragraph was stricken out by the Court:

“Respondent must also comply with California Rules of Court, rule 9.20, and perform the acts specified in subdivisions (a) and (c) of that rule within 30 and 40 calendar days, respectively, after the date this order is filed. (Athearn v. State Bar (1982) 32 Cal.3d 38, 45 [the operative date for identification of clients being represented in pending matters and others to be notified is the filing date of this order].)”

Mr. Carmichael attended the Loyola Law School graduating in 1997. He practices in Los Angeles, California. He is licensed in California. His info can be found on martindale.com.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.