DWI charge could impact Carlton County attorney’s elected office

July 19, 2012 at 3:35 pm in Duluth News Tribune

The Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility doesn’t have the authority to remove an elected official such as Thom Pertler from office. But if the state Supreme Court suspended or disbarred a county attorney for disciplinary reasons, the loss of the license to practice law would have the same effect as removal from office.
Continue Reading