Michael Lin Baum, attorney, the senior managing partner with Baum, Hedlund, Aristei is a former staffer with the Church of Scientology’s Guardian Office (the Church’s secret service operation that preceded the Office of Special Affairs) and is an Unindicted Co-conspirator for his work on Operation Snow White, a criminal conspiracy by the Church of Scientology to purge unfavorable records about Scientology by illegally breaking into, entering and burglarizing federal office buildings of the United States Government including the Department of Justice in Washington D. C.
According the the Stipulation of Evidence, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. MARY SUE HUBBARD, et al.
Micheal Baum (1) described as “Scientology covert operative ” (2) “burglarized the Interpol Liaison Office at the Justice Department on at least three occasions.” (3) “made similar false IRS credentials”
Apparently you can be accused of this type of activity, be an unindicted co-conspirator in criminal conspiracy by the Church of Scientology to purge unfavorable records about Scientology, yet still practice law in the US.
More details at scientology-scandals.com , Wikipedia article “Operation Snow White”