Iowa Lawyer Suspended for Case Transfer Without Client Consent

An Iowa lawyer found to have transferred an estate case to another law firm without client consent received a 30-day suspension by the state’s highest court.

Jesse Michael Marzen also filed the couple’s tax returns knowing they were “materially incomplete,” and allowed the couple to use them for a loan application, the Iowa Supreme Court said Sept. 11.

The court determined that Marzen’s conduct “justifies more than a public reprimand,” which was the sanction recommended by its grievance commission.

The couple hired Marzen for estate and tax work, but he reached out to another attorney to take over the case…

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