Jenna Ellis, former Trump campaign legal advisor, has her Colorado law license suspended for 3 years

Washington- Jenna Ellis, who served as legal counsel to former President Donald Trump during the 2020 election, is barred from practicing law in the state of Colorado for three years, according to an agreement reached with legal regulators of State.

Under the agreement approved Tuesday by the presiding disciplinary judge of the Colorado Supreme Court, Ellis’ suspension of his law license takes effect July 2. Ellis’ indictment in Fulton County, Georgia, for his alleged role in a scheme to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in that state. She, Trump and 17 others were initially Accused in the vast racketeering affair filed by Fulton County prosecutors last August.

Elise He pleaded guilty in October on a single felony charge of aiding and abetting making false statements and writing in violation of Georgia law and was sentenced to five years of probation. The charge related to false statements about the election made by then-Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani and another Trump campaign lawyer before a Georgia Senate subcommittee in December 2020.

A native of Colorado, Ellis was disbarred in the state and had to been censored in March 2023 following baseless claims she made about the integrity of the 2020 election while serving as legal counsel to Trump and his campaign. The former president and his allies had falsely claimed the election was rigged against him, even though there was no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

The stipulation entered into by the Colorado prosecutors’ office and Ellis noted that although “disagreement is the presumed sanction” for his misconduct, “it is significant that his criminal culpability was due to his conduct as an accomplice, not in as principal.”

In a May 22 letter written by Ellis as part of the stipulation, she said she wanted to express “deep remorse” for her conduct during the 2020 election and that she was “wrong to get involved ” in activities that spread baseless claims that the last presidential election was marred by voter fraud.

“I confess that I was overzealous in believing the ‘facts’ peddled to support the challenge, which were fabricated and false,” Ellis wrote. “If I had done my duty in investigating these allegations before presenting them as truth, I don’t believe I would be here. I turned a blind eye to the possibility that seasoned campaign lawyers Trump accepted claims they knew or should have I knew it was false I just accepted.

She said millions of Americans were “misled” by what she called a “cynical” campaign to overturn the results of the 2020 election.

“For democracy to work and thrive, citizens must believe that their votes count and that the electoral system is fair. This is what “election integrity” should mean, rather than what it has become for many: a political declaration of “loyalty.” ‘ ,'” Ellis wrote. “This trust in the integrity of our elections has been damaged. That’s the evil.”

She said she “accepts with gratitude” the three-year suspension from practicing law in the state of Colorado and reiterated her regrets for being involved in spreading false statements about the election.

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