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Hardeeville judge placed on interim suspension (access required)

Atiya Shawtel Johnson, a municipal court judge in Hardeeville and Ridgeland and a ministerial recorder/clerk of court in Hardeeville, was indicted by a federal grand jury on four counts of making a materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation in a matter within the jurisdiction of the executive branch of the government of the United States.

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Anderson attorney reprimanded (access required)

Attorney: Rose Marie Cooper Location: Anderson Bar membership: Member since 2008 Disciplinary action: Publicly reprimanded on March 14 Background: Cooper withdrew $70,000 in retainer fees for three Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases post-petition without seeking or receiving approval from the bankruptcy ...

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