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Court suspends Vilas attorney

By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

A Lac du Flambeau attorney, who was publicly reprimanded in 2010 after being convicted three times for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, did not meet the conditions imposed on him and his license to practice law has been suspended, the Wisconsin Su­preme Court announced last week.

Attorney Barry LeSieur failed to comply with the orders of the Supreme Court in 2010 and his practice will be suspended until he meets the requirements of the new order dated May 3, 2013.

According to the notice, LeSieur was arrested five times for operating while under the influence (OWI) of alcohol and has three convictions for that offense. The first arrest was in 1991. It resulted in a conviction which apparently was overturned “on constitutional grounds.”

The second OWI arrest was in 2001. The case

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 5:49 PM

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