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Pertler agrees to disbarment


August 7, 2020

In an agreement filed July 29, former Carlton County attorney Thom Pertler waived his right to a hearing and agreed to disbarment for committing “professional misconduct warranting public discipline.”

That could change, though.

The final decision would be up to the Minnesota Supreme Court, which has taken the discipline under advisement. The Minnesota Supreme Court could accept the recommendation or take an entirely different path, according to Susan Humiston, director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility, who filed the petition against Pertler on July 6. The Office of...

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