Jenna Ellis, former Trump lawyer, banned from practicing in Colorado for three years

DENVER (AP) — Colorado legal officials approved a deal Tuesday with Jenna Ellis, former lawyer for former President Donald Trump, banning her from practicing law in the state for three years after she pleaded guilty to helped Trump attempt to overturn the 2020 election.

Elise in tears he pleaded guilty to criminal charges of aiding and abetting false statements in Fulton County, Georgia, in October. She was one of 18 Trump co-defendants who were charged in a wide-ranging case involving the former president’s campaign to overturn President Joe Biden’s 2020 victory in Georgia.

Ellis was previously censorship in Colorado for making false claims about the 2020 election, including that the election was “stolen” from Trump. These lies were part of a campaign backed by Trump’s allies that contributed to the January election. September 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol.

The latest case was brought by Colorado court officials after Ellis’ plea in Georgia. The case contends that Ellis “caused real and substantial harm in a variety of ways.” “This has undermined the American public’s confidence in the presidential election process. »

He also noted that Ellis’ crime was “due to his conduct as an accomplice and not as a principal.”

A Colorado native who occasionally practices in her home state, Ellis is based in Florida and could not immediately be reached for comment. She is the last of a A group of people charged or sanctioned for helping Trump try to overcome his 2020 defeat.

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