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Dear Janet Welch

Christopher L. Jorgensen
P.O. Box 93042
Des Moines, IA 50393


September 30, 2010


Janet K. Welch
State Bar of Michigan
Michael Franck Building
306 Townsend St.
Lansing, MI 48933


Dear Executive Director Janet K. Welch,

If I have this correct Michigan assistant attorney general Andrew Shirvell is licensed to practice law in the state of Michigan. I think he shouldn’t be. The man is a loon. A nutjob. A certifiable fruitcake. As evidence I put forth his blog: http://chris-armstrong-watch.blogspot.com and his recent appearance on Anderson Cooper: http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/09/28/michigan.justice.blog. I know it’s only my opinion that Shirvell is bonkers, but if you watch that interview and read his website, I am sure you will come to the same conclusion.

Assistant attorney general Andrew Shirvell is making lawyers everywhere—and the State of Michigan—look bad. I doubt there is a legal way to expel Shirvell from your state (and I doubt the other 49 would want him), but I am thinking you can do something about that law license.

I’m no lawyer, so I don’t know what it takes to disbar a guy, but you should put some effort into getting this done. Gross incompetence, lack of professionalism, harassment, poor judgment, batshit crazy; take your pick and get to it! We both know Shirvell has to go, and I’m guessing it’ll be pretty hard to be an assistant attorney general without a law license. Shirvell no longer deserves to practice law. This fact seems blindingly obvious to me and all right thinking people know he’s got to go.


Sincerely,


Christopher L. Jorgensen

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Christopher L. Jorgensen
PO Box 93042
Des Moines, IA 50393

Dear Mr. Jorgensen,

Thank you for your letter concerning Mr. Shirvell.  The authority to investigate and discipline lawyers for violations of the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct rests with the Attorney Grievance Commission and the Attorney Discipline Board.

Anyone may file a Request for Investigation against an attorney licensed by the State Bar of Michigan, or otherwise permitted by a court to practice in the state, by completing and signing the AGC’s Request for Investigation form or by sending in a signed letter. The form or letter must be signed and sufficiently describe the alleged misconduct (including approximate time and place). The Request for Investigation may include copies of any relevant documents or transcripts. A Request for Investigation must contain an original signature. Requests for Investigation are not accepted electronically or by facsimile.

A copy of the Request for Investigation form can be requested by calling the AGC at (313) 961-6585, or can be downloaded from the website, agcmi.com.  Requests for Investigation and any accompanying documents can be sent to:

Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission
243 W. Congress, Ste. 256
Detroit, MI 48226

The Grievance Administrator may also institute an investigation on his own based upon knowledge gained from other ways, such as news articles, court opinions, or information received in the course of a disciplinary investigation.

Sincerely,

[signed]

Janet Welch
Executive Director

 


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Andrew Shirvell is still an asshat. Other than that I don’t know what he’s doing these days, nor do I care. I used my powers for good for once and he was fired. That’s all I care about. Feel free to google him to read up on his exploits, but you will need to wash your brain after.

You can read the other letters I sent in regards to this here, here, and here.

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