Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 57044
Attorney Name Alston, Gerald Mark
DBP Docket No. 118 DB 2001
Supreme Court Docket No. 684 D.D. No. 3
County Philadelphia
Disciplinary Counsel CAD
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2001-09-04
Effective Date 2001-10-04
Case Digest Respondent was suspended from practice in New Jersey for three months by order of the Supreme Court of New Jersey dated 3/7/01. He did not report the New Jersey suspension to the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board Secretary and Executive Director as required. The Supreme Court of New Jersey found that Respondent failed to maintain a bona fide office for the practice of law in New Jersey, as required by that state, and made knowing false statements of fact to a New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics investigator regarding the existence of his non-existent New Jersey office.
Rule Violation(s) 5.5(a), 8.1, 8.4(c).
Discipline Imposed Three Month Reciprocal Suspension Reinstatement 2/8/02
Points of Law None
Report/Opinion not available