June 17, 2024

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Trump attorney Jenna Ellis’ Colorado law license suspended over claims

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Jenna Ellis, a Colorado native and former lawyer for then-President Donald Trump in 2020, will not be allowed to practice law in Colorado for at least three years under an agreement approved Tuesday by the Colorado Supreme Court.

Ellis, who is from Longmont, had faced the possibility of total disbarment after pleading guilty in October to a felony in Georgia related to efforts to overturn Trump’s 2020 election loss there. Daysha Young, a prosecutor in that case, told the court there that Ellis had “aided and abetted” two of Trump’s attorneys as they falsely told Georgia state senators that tens of thousands of illegal votes were cast in the state.

Colorado’s governing body for attorneys previously had censured Ellis after she admitted making repeated false statements about the…

Nick Coltrain

2024-05-28 17:48:42

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