INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended indefinitely a Munster attorney who was convicted of felony interference with the administration of internal revenue laws.
James Kotz was indicted in 2009 in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme in suburban Hometown, Ill. He pleaded guilty to the federal crime in 2011 and was sentenced to three years probation.
The Supreme Court order barring Kotz from practicing law in Indiana is common following a felony conviction.
Kotz resigned from the Illinois bar in 2011.
He cannot resume his work as an attorney without the consent of the high court in either state.