On Tuesday, November 1, 2022, the Supreme Court of Missouri suspended St. Louis attorney Michael-John Voss’ license to practice law in the state.

The case is titled In re: Michael-John Voss, case no. SC99784.

The charges cited Rules 4-8.4(c) of the Rules of Professional Conduct.

The Missouri Rules of Professional Conduct can be found online at this link.

Voss, co-founder of ArchCity Defenders, self-reported to the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel his misconduct of misusing ArchCity’s credit card on purchases that weren’t approved by his employer and were not for business purposes.

According to the filing:

“A stipulation and statement of acceptance of the Disciplinary Hearing Panel’s decision were filed before the Court by the parties. The Court found Voss violated the above-cited rule of professional conduct.”

With the foregoing facts and having been sufficiently advised of and concerning the premises, the Court ruled against Voss.

The disposition reads:

“. . . this Court suspends the Respondent’s license for a period of six months from the date of this order. The suspension is stayed and Respondent is placed on probation for a period of one year from the date of this order.

Fee pursuant to Rule 5.19(h) in the amount of $1,500.00 payable to the Clerk of this Court to the credit of the Advisory Committee Fund taxed to Respondent.”

Prior to the suspension, Mr. Michael-John Voss practiced in St. Louis, Missouri. According to his LinkedIn profile, he graduated from St. Louis University with a Juris Doctor degree in 2009. He has been licensed in Missouri, license no. 61742.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.