|Jeff Winger (photo by Alan Light)|
Attorney Jeff Winger got caught. After he graduated from law school, passed the bar exam, and launched a successful career at a law firm, the Colorado Bar Association found out about his fake bachelor’s degree. The punishment: disbarment. The light at the end of the tunnel: go back to college and earn a post-J.D. bachelor’s degree and be readmitted to the bar.
When Winger arrived on campus, one of the professors—a former drunk-driving client of Winger’s—asked: “I thought you had a bachelor’s from
Columbia?” Winger responded: “And now I have to get one
from America. And it can’t be an email