1) No i did not ask for a continuance. I was unsure on what to do. I did tell him i had an attorney and i was unsure where and why he was absent.
2) I have never waived my rights to an attorney.
3)Yes this is my first DUI.
also the judge has only been on the bench for a couple months.
"Because disciplining a lawyer is a serious matter, it takes evidence - proof of misconduct - to justify disciplinary action, just as it takes proof before any member of society may be penalized for wrong-doing. Likewise, the action of the lawyer must constitute misconduct. An honest disagreement about how a case should be handled - or should have been handled - does not constitute misconduct, even if the outcome of the case is disappointing.
Neither does mistake. Like all others, lawyers are human and sometimes make mistakes. If a mistake causes a loss, the client may be able to recover the loss in a suit against the lawyer. But a mistake or error in judgment by itself is not misconduct."
How would missing my court date be judged in the previous text?
is there a way to file a compliant against the judge as well?
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