Board of Regents files complaint against Attorney General Mark Brnovich with state bar
The Arizona Board of Regents is asking the state bar to investigate Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
In a complaint, the board’s chairman Larry Penley accused Brnovich of actively criticizing and filing lawsuits against the regents after representing them in other cases.
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Brnovich has disqualified himself from arguing a case against the Regents and Arizona State University based on the complaint.
In the filing, Penley contends Brnovich has made a media campaign against the state’s public universities without consenting with the board despite representing them in other pending lawsuits.
Secretary of State Katie Hobbs made a similar filing, arguing he withdrew from representing her in a lawsuit after receiving confidential information. Her complaint claims Brnovich then represented a different party in the litigation.