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Board docket number 175 DB 2018
Board docket number: 175 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2606 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: May 20, 2019
Keywords: Two Year Suspension on Consent; Unauthorized practice of law in three client matters while on Disability Inactive Status. Mitigating factors.
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Board docket number 174 DB 2018
Board docket number: 174 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2598 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: May 20, 2019
Keywords: 18 Month Suspension on Consent; Failed to properly supervise and assisted two attorneys who were ineligible to practice law in the unauthorized practice of law; Mitigating factors.
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Board docket number 51 DB 2019
Board docket number: 51 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2592 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: May 17, 2019
Keywords: One Year Suspension Reciprocal with New Jersey
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Board docket number 87 DB 2019
Board docket number: 87 DB 2019
Court docket number: 2608 Disciplinary Docket No.3
Date: May 13, 2019
Keywords: Temporarily Suspended-Rule 214
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Board docket number 15 DB 2017
Board docket number: 15 DB 2017
Court docket number: No. 2343 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: May 08, 2019
Keywords: One Year and One Day Suspension; Failed to Appear for Public Reprimand; Conviction of Direct Criminal Contempt; Failure to report conviction; Remorse and no prior discipline mitigate.
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Board docket number 137 DB 2018
Board docket number: 137 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2556 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: May 08, 2019
Keywords: 30 Month Suspension on Consent; Unlawful practice of law in 30 security offerings; Failed to respond to ODC's request for statement of position; No prior discipline, admission of misconduct, cooperation and remorse mitigate.
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Board docket number 70 DB 2019
Board docket number: 70 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2601 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: May 07, 2019
Keywords: Disability Inactive Status Reciprocal with Delaware
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Board docket number 74 DB 2017
Board docket number: 74 DB 2017
Court docket number: No. 2381 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: May 02, 2019
Keywords: Five Year Suspension on Consent; Guilty Pleas to Murder 1st Degree/with a deadly weapon/Attempt & two counts of Criminal Mischief; Sincere remorse, dedication to maintaining psychological health through medication and therapy, cooperation and no prior discipline mitigate.
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Board docket number 3 DB 2016
Board docket number: 3 DB 2016
Court docket number: No. 2237 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: May 02, 2019
Keywords: Five Year Suspension on Consent; Guilty Plea to Conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud involving political corruption in the award of a municipal contract to campaign donors of an elected official; Remorse, Cooperation and no prior discipline mitigate.
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Board docket number 56 DB 2019
Board docket number: 56 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2594 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: May 01, 2019
Keywords: Temporary Suspension - Rule 214(d)(2)
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Board docket number 66 DB 2019
Board docket number: 66 DB 2019
Court docket number: 00
Date: April 25, 2019
Keywords: Public Reprimand - to be scheduled
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Board docket number 96 DB 2016
Board docket number: 96 DB 2016
Court docket number: No. 2559 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: April 25, 2019
Keywords: Five Year Suspension; Misconduct in two client matters; Filed actions on behalf of clients that he was not competent to undertake, that lacked factual bases, and that were not warranted by existing law; Prior discipline, lack of remorse, wasted resources and prejudice to the administration of justice aggravate.
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Board docket number 35 DB 2019
Board docket number: 35 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2602 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: April 23, 2019
Keywords: Disbarred on Consent; Unauthorized practice while Suspended; Misrepresentations on Statement of Compliance; Failed to file annual fee forms; Failed to respond to letters of inquiry; Prior discipline.
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Board docket number 18 DB 2019
Board docket number: 18 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2575 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: April 17, 2019
Keywords: Disbarred Reciprocal with Texas
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Board docket number 171 DB 2018
Board docket number: 171 DB 2018
Court docket number: 2589 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: April 15, 2019
Keywords: Two year suspension on consent; lack of competence, lack of diligence and lack of communication in numerous bankruptcy matters; dishonesty and misrepresentations to clients; failure to hold fiduciary funds in a trust account; conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice; no prior discipline; demonstration of remorse and acceptance of responsibility
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Board docket number 23 DB 2019
Board docket number: 23 DB 2019
Court docket number: 2583 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: April 15, 2019
Keywords: One year and one day suspension on consent; misappropriation of client funds; mishandling of disputed funds; no prior discipline
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Board docket number 125 DB 2004
Board docket number: 125 DB 2004
Court docket number: 966 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: April 09, 2019
Keywords: Reinstatement Denied from Disbarment on Consent based on criminal convictions of Conspiracy to Defraud the United States, 4 counts of Money Laundering and 159 counts of Fraud and Misuse of Visa/Permits; Denied by Supreme Court based on parties' responses to Court's rule to show cause issued upon Court's concerns; nature of conduct leading to conviction; failure to repay stolen funds; refusal to explain inner-workings of criminal scheme; no evidence of qualitative period of rehabilitation
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Board docket number 185 DB 2018
Board docket number: 185 DB 2018
Court docket number: 2585 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: April 09, 2019
Keywords:
One year and one day suspension on consent; misconduct while serving as a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge; intervening in the judicial process; seeking to influence a Judge; failure to disclose inappropriate communication; false statements during investigation; assisting a Judge in conduct that violates Rules of Judicial Conduct; failure to report judicial misconduct
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Board docket number 195 DB 2018
Board docket number: 195 DB 2018
Court docket number: 2586 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: April 09, 2019
Keywords: One year and one day suspension on consent; inappropriate communications in multiple matters as a Judge in the Municipal Court of Philadelphia; failure to recuse from matters where impartiality was questionable; failure to disclose inappropriate communication; conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice, assisting a Judge in conduct that violates Rules of Judicial Conduct; failure to report judicial misconduct
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Board docket number 52 DB 2019
Board docket number: 52 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2593 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: April 04, 2019
Keywords: Immediate Temporary Suspension on Consent - Rule 208(f)(1)
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Board docket number 34 DB 2019
Board docket number: 34 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2581 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: April 01, 2019
Keywords: Temporary Suspension after having been convicted in the USDCEDPA of conspiracy to commit offense or defraud the United States, causing unlawful campaign contributions, causing false campaign reports, causing false statements, making contributions in the name of another and obstruction of a pending agency proceeding.
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Board docket number 25 DB 2019
Board docket number: 25 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2577 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 29, 2019
Keywords: Temporary Suspension - Rule 214
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Board docket number 13 DB 2019
Board docket number: 13 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2571 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 29, 2019
Keywords: Disbarred Reciprocal with District of Columbia Court of Appeals
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Board docket number 56 DB 2018
Board docket number: 56 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2541 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 22, 2019
Keywords: Five Year Suspension on Consent; Conversion of estate funds for personal use; excessive fees; violated fiduciary duties to the estate beneficiary; engaged in conflicts of interest and self-dealing; Mitigating factors.
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Board docket number 33 DB 2019
Board docket number: 33 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2582 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 22, 2019
Keywords: Six month suspension on consent: Unauthorized practice of law while on Administrative Suspension for failure to comply with CLE over a four year period; Remorse, cooperation and no prior discipline mitigate.
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Board docket number 17 DB 2019
Board docket number: 17 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2590 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 22, 2019
Keywords: Disbarred on Consent after criminal conviction of 2 counts of perjury, 2 counts of False Swearing, 2 counts of Obstructing Administration of Law, Conspiracy to Obstruct Administration of Law, Official Oppression, and Conspiracy to Commit Official Oppression to Deny Rights in the Montgomery County Court of Pleas.
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Board docket number 56 DB 2016
Board docket number: 56 DB 2016
Court docket number: 2485 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 18, 2019
Keywords: Disbarred; misappropriation of client funds; comingling of personal and fiduciary funds; failure to maintain required IOLTA records; unauthorized practice of law; neglect of multiple client matters; Aggravating factors; lack of credible testimony; lack of remorse; failure to make restitution; ongoing financial irresponsibility; no prior discipline
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Board docket number 7 DB 2019
Board docket number: 7 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2566 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 13, 2019
Keywords: Disbarred Reciprocal with New Jersey
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Board docket number 113 DB 2004
Board docket number: 113 DB 2004
Court docket number: 932 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 13, 2019
Keywords: Reinstatement Denied from Disbarment based on criminal conviction of health care fraud and fraud and false statements in connection with a federal tax return; continued dishonesty and unethical behavior during time of disbarment; lack of moral qualifications; questionable competency; insufficient rehabilitation; burden not met
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Board docket number 48 DB 2009
Board docket number: 48 DB 2009
Court docket number: 1484 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 13, 2019
Keywords: Reinstatement Granted from Reciprocal Disbarment; genuine and qualitative rehabilitation, credible character witnesses; evidence of moral qualifications, competency, learning in the law; burden met
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Board docket number 12 DB 2019
Board docket number: 12 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2570 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 11, 2019
Keywords: Temporary Suspension - Rule 214
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Board docket number 26 DB 2019
Board docket number: 26 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2579 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 06, 2019
Keywords: Disability Inactive Status
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Board docket number 161 DB 2018
Board docket number: 161 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2567 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 06, 2019
Keywords: One Year and One Day Suspension on Consent; Failure to provide a written fee agreement; Failure to competently and diligently handle an appeal; Failure to communicate; Failure to file a complaint and intentional misrepresentations concealing failure to file complaint; False documents and misleading communications; Aggravating factors.
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Board docket number 27 DB 2019
Board docket number: 27 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2580 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: March 05, 2019
Keywords: Disability Inactive Status
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Board docket number 24 DB 2019
Board docket number: 24 DB 2019
Court docket number: 00
Date: February 28, 2019
Keywords: Public Reprimand; Violated RPC 1.1, 1.4(a), 1.4(b), 1.5(b), 1.8(h), 5.3(b), 5.3(c), 8.1(a), 8.4(a), 8.4(c), 8.4(d) and Pa.R.D.E. 203(b); Neglect; Failure to keep client informed and misled client regarding status of their case; Failed to provide written fee agreement; Settled claim without advising client; Failed to ensure that his investigators conduct was compatible with his professional obligation; False statements in Answer to ODC; Failure to Respond to DB-7; Engaged in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation & prejudicial to the administration of justice; No prior discipline.
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Board docket number 20 DB 2019
Board docket number: 20 DB 2019
Court docket number: 00
Date: February 28, 2019
Keywords: Public Reprimand - to be scheduled
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Board docket number 19 DB 2019
Board docket number: 19 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2576 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 28, 2019
Keywords: Disbarred on Consent
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Board docket number 242 DB 2018
Board docket number: 242 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2562 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 27, 2019
Keywords: One Year Suspension Reciprocal with New Jersey
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Board docket number 4 DB 2018
Board docket number: 4 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2417 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 25, 2019
Keywords: One Year and One Day Suspension; Two instances of criminal contempt; lack of candor to a tribunal; inadequate representation of a client; disregard of disciplinary process; Prior discipline
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Board docket number 239 DB 2018
Board docket number: 239 DB 2018
Court docket number: 2565 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 21, 2019
Keywords: One Year Suspension on Consent; unauthorized practice of law in Texas and Georgia; remorse; cooperation with investigation; no prior discipline
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Board docket number 16 DB 2019
Board docket number: 16 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2573 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 19, 2019
Keywords: Joint Petition for Temporary Suspension - Rule 214
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Board docket number 15 DB 2019
Board docket number: 15 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2572 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 15, 2019
Keywords: Inactive Disability Status
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Board docket number 244 DB 2018
Board docket number: 244 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2563 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 14, 2019
Keywords: Temporary Suspension - Criminal Conviction
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Board docket number 9 DB 2019
Board docket number: 9 DB 2019
Court docket number: No. 2568 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 14, 2019
Keywords: Disbarment on Consent
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Board docket number 148 DB 2018
Board docket number: 148 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2569 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 08, 2019
Keywords: Disbarred on Consent
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Board docket number 32 DB 2017
Board docket number: 32 DB 2017
Court docket number: No. 2436 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 08, 2019
Keywords: One Year and One Day Suspension; Engaged in ex parte communications with judges about pending criminal matters; Engaged in deceitful conduct by creating, disseminating and using a fictitious Facebook page; Status as public official found to aggravate misconduct; No prior discipline.
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Board docket number 120 DB 2016
Board docket number: 120 DB 2016
Court docket number: No. 2534 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: February 01, 2019
Keywords: Motion for Extension of Time for Commencement of Suspension Granted
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Board docket number 193 DB 2016
Board docket number: 193 DB 2016
Court docket number: 2363 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: January 25, 2019
Keywords: Reinstated to Active Status from One Year Suspension on Consent
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Board docket number 207 DB 2018
Board docket number: 207 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2547 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: January 23, 2019
Keywords: Temporary Suspension - Pa.R.D.E. 214
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Board docket number 166 DB 2018
Board docket number: 166 DB 2018
Court docket number: No. 2555 Disciplinary Docket No. 3
Date: January 22, 2019
Keywords: Two Year Probation on Consent; Unauthorized practice of law while on Administrative Suspension for failure to pay fee; Failure to represent clients with diligence; Failure to communicate; Failure to provide fee agreement; Failed to promptly refund unearned fees; No prior discipline, remorse and cooperation mitigate.
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