The Illinois Supreme Court has suspended a Richland County attorney from practicing law-temporarily. The interim action was taken against Paul Bishop the II of Olney after his fitness to continue as an attorney was brought into question by his recent run-ins with the law. Bishop had plead guilty to a drug-related charge in February of this year. He was later ticketed for speeding and was charged after another traffic stop uncovered drug paraphenalia inside his vehicle. The new charges also violated his probation on the drug offense. The Supreme Court then found that the probation violation and new charges against Bishop made him unfit to legally practice under Illinois state law. Again, the suspension is ongoing temporarily until the due process is completed.

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