Board of Overseers of the Bar v. Stephen J. Link, Esq.
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Docket No.: Bar-20-12
Issued by: Hon. E. Mary Kelly
Date: October 29, 2021
Respondent: Stephen J. Link, Esq.
Bar Number: 005539
Order: Sanction Order
Disposition/Conduct: Competence, diligence, communication, unreasonable fee and conduct involving dishonesty.
Attorney Link was retained to obtain his clients appointment as the personal representative of an estate. Despite making multiple false representations to the client that appropriate probate filings had been made, he failed to take any action on the estate for several months. In the second matter Attorney Link was retained to file suit contesting a will. Attorney Link failed to file the lawsuit, or to respond to inquiries from his client about the status of her matter until his client's lawsuit was time–barred by statute. Attorney Link failed to refund his clients retainer.