On Thursday, September 28, 2023, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals indefinitely suspended attorney Christina Forbes from practicing law due to disability. The suspension was ordered after the Board on Professional Responsibility filed an unopposed petition pursuant to D.C. Bar R. XI, § 13(c) and a motion to file under seal.

The case is entitled “In the Matter of Christina Forbe,” with case no. 23-BS-0755.

The court’s order states that Forbes’ attention is drawn to the requirements of D.C. Bar R. XI, §§ 14(g) and 16, relating to suspended attorneys. The order also requires Forbes to file an affidavit in compliance with D.C. Bar R. XI, § 14(g) with the court and the Board and serve a copy of the affidavit on Disciplinary Counsel.

The order states:

“ORDERED that the Board’s motion to file under seal is granted. It is FURTHER ORDERED that Christina Forbes is indefinitely suspended from the practice of law in the District of Columbia, effective immediately, and any pending matters are held in abeyance pursuant to D.C. Bar R. XI, 13(g).”

According to avvo.com, Ms. Forbers is an estate planning attorney in Washington, District of Columbia. She attended the Yale Law School, graduating in 1989. She acquired her law license in the District of Columbia in 1989.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.