A fundamental of the practice of law: A law license

Is it so simple to engage in the practice of law to print business cards holding yourself out as an attorney, and to engage clients? Apparently so, even in the internet era.

Right here in Cincinnati, as our friends at Kegler, Hill, Brown and Ritter report here, Mary E. Hernandez signed up clients and collected legal fees — although may not have actually rendered any legal services — from an unsuspecting immigration client.

Mary has been disciplined by the Ohio Supreme Court, although apparently not criminally prosecuted.

Read the story here.