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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 82914
Attorney Name Van Riper, Philip Edward
DBP Docket No. 5 DB 2002
Supreme Court Docket No. 707 D.D. No. 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel Gloria R. Ammons
Counsel for Respondent Pro Se
Decision Date 2002-09-06
Effective Date
Case Digest By order of the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division Third Judicial Department, dated January 2, 2002, Respondent was suspended for one year from the practice of law in the State of New York. Respondent’s conviction was predicated on his guilty plea to the charge of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the second degree in violation of New York State Penal Law §175.30. order date June 7, 2002, the Supreme of Pennsylvania issued a Rule to Show Cause why the imposition of discipline pursuant to Rule 216(a) and (c)(4), Pa.R.D.E. would be unwarranted. By order dated September 6, 2002, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania suspended Respondent from the practice of law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for a period of one year and one day, retroactive to February 16, 2002.
Rule Violation(s)
Discipline Imposed One Year & One Day Reciprocal Suspension Retroactive to 2/16/02
Points of Law
Report/Opinion not available