Lawyers Defending American Democracy, which includes former federal judges and attorneys among its members, sent the complaint Wednesday to the state court system’s Lawyers Complaints Committee saying Giuliani had violated rules of professional conduct.
“Giuliani has led a nationwide public campaign to convince the public and the courts of massive electoral fraud and a stolen presidential election,” the complaint says.
A message was left with the committee seeking comment.
An investigation would be the first step in a process that could lead to disqualification.
Another complaint against Giuliani was filed in early January by New York State Senator Brad Hoylman, a Democrat, who asked that Giuliani’s impeachment be considered.
The New York State Bar Association has opened a separate investigation into whether he should be expelled from that organization, which is a voluntary membership organization.
An email seeking comment was sent to Giuliani’s representative.
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The New York Times reported that on his radio show Thursday, Giuliani said that “the purpose of this is to exclude me from exercising my right to free speech and defending my client, because they cannot understand the fact that perhaps, just maybe, they may be wrong. “