Lawyer’s ‘Loan’ to Hunter Biden Violates Legal Ethics


The complicated relationship between President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, and entertainment attorney Kevin Morris is raising ethical and legal concerns amid the effort of House Republicans to prove that the president was involved in and benefiting from his son’s business dealings.


A transcript of Morris’ closed-door-deposition was released Tuesday after Morris accused House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer, R-Ky., of being misleading about Morris’ testimony.


While Morris portrayed himself as Hunter Biden’s friend and attorney, Paul Kamenar, senior counsel at the National Legal and Policy Center, a conservative nonprofit that promotes ethics in public life, said there are obvious “ethical questions” prompted by the nearly $5 million loan Morris provided.


As Hunter Biden’s attorney, Kamenar said Morris is prohibited from lending or giving money to his clients under California bar rules.


“It seems that this is a clear violation of that ethical rule,” Kamenar said.

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