MSC turns down grievance administrator appeal in Stefani case

The Michigan Supreme Court issued an order Wednesday denying an appeal in the attorney discipline case against Michael L. Stefani, the attorney who gave information to the Detroit Free Press during the newspaper’s investigation into former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s misdeeds in office.

The Attorney Discipline Board had increased Stefani’s discipline from a reprimand to a 30-day suspension.

Both parties appealed, and the suspension was stayed pending the Court’s order. With the denial of the appeal, the Michigan Supreme Court

The Michigan Supreme Court has denied the administrator’s appeal, and Stefani’s suspension will be 30 days, starting 21 days after the order.

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