On Friday, September 15, 2023, the Supreme Court of California issued a final disciplinary order against attorney Raymond Joseph Liddy, disbarring him from the practice of law due to his felony conviction for possession of images of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
The case is entitled “In the Matter of Raymond Joseph Liddy,” with case no. S281035.
On April 17, 2023, the State Bar of California’s Office of the Chief Trial Counsel filed a Motion for Summary Disbarment against Liddy. The motion was filed with the State Bar Court, Review Department, and recommended that the California Supreme Court summarily disbar Liddy due to his felony conviction for a violation of Title 18 United States Code section 2252(a)(4)(B), possession of images of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. The conviction was based on a bench trial entered on February 5, 2020, in the United States District Court, Southern District of California.
The Disposition states:
“The court orders that Raymond Joseph Liddy (Respondent), State Bar Number 171343, is summarily disbarred from the practice of law and that Respondent’s name is stricken from the roll of attorneys.”
According to avvo.com, Mr. Liddy practiced as an antitrust and trade law attorney in San Diego, California prior to his disbarment. He attended the Fordham University School of Law. He acquired his law license in 1994.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.