They take attorney discipline very seriously on the Ninth Circuit. Especially if you're dealing with Chief Judge Kozinski and Judges Reinhardt, Berzon and Tashima.
Don't believe me? Take a look at this. As well as (if you have time) this.
The attorneys named in the caption, by the way, are no slouches. Including but by no means limited to Tom Girardi.
Interesting stuff, to be sure.