One of the top news stories this week in the process service industry is the case of the Texas judge who pulled a gun on a process server and later had him arrested on false charges.
For the number of individuals who are served on a yearly basis, those encounters with attorneys and judges which escalate to such extreme situations are rare but not unheard of. Take a look at these cases over the past few years which have involved instances of accused or confirmed charges of assault by judges or attorneys:
Illinois state attorney commits aggravated assault against process server
Allen James was committed of aggravated assault against a process server who attempted to serve him a summons and was suspended from practicing law for four months.
Judge candidate accused of assaulting a process server
Michael Rowan, a candidate for Davidson County General Sessions judge, was accused of physically assaulting a court process server while being served a civil suit.
Santa Ana lawyer arrested for suspicion of assaulting process server
Ralph Gibson Pagter Jr., a Santa Ana lawyer, was arrested for trying to stab a process server who was serving him with civil court papers with a large hunting knife.
Know of any more cases involving lawyers or judges? Let us know below.