DWI charge could impact Carlton County attorney's elected office
Published 07/19/2012, 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.Word count: 683
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