Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 23749
Attorney Name Jacobs, Robert C.
DBP Docket No. 88 DB 2003
Supreme Court Docket No. 752 D.D. No. 3
County Philadelphia
Disciplinary Counsel Gloria R. Ammons
Counsel for Respondent John Rogers Carroll
Decision Date 2003-06-26
Effective Date
Case Digest By order of the Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service dated October 30, 2002, Respondent was suspended for forty-one months from the practice of law before the Internal Revenue Service. Respondent’s suspension was predicted on his federal conviction of one count of conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, in violation of 18 U.S.C.A. §371 and one count of attempting to interfere with the administration of Internal Revenue Service, in violation of 26 U.S.C.A. §7212, in a case captioned United States of America v. Jacobs, Criminal No. 96-00420-01. (U.S.D.C. E.D. PA.) By order dated March 27, 2003, the Supreme of Pennsylvania issued a Rule to Show Cause why the imposition of discipline pursuant to Rule 216, Pa.R.D.E. would be unwarranted. By order dated June 26, 2003, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania suspended Respondent from the practice of law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for a period of forty-one months, retroactive to June 13, 2002.
Rule Violation(s)
Discipline Imposed Forty-one months Reciprocal Suspension
Points of Law
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