A West Texas lawyer who in 2007 was the first person convicted in an El Paso public corruption scandal has resurfaced after years of being absent from public life.
The El Paso Times reported Sunday that John Travis Ketner now practices law in San Antonio after having his license suspended for five years.
He recently published in the Texas Bar Journal an article titled "The Top 10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Began Practicing Law."
Ketner pleaded guilty in 2007 to conspiracy counts related to bribery and fraud. His federal criminal sentence remains under seal. Ketner worked for a now-former county judge who faces trial later this year on corruption charges.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.