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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 22811
Attorney Name D’Aiello, Jr., Russell F.
DBP Docket No. 83 DB 2000
Supreme Court Docket No. 587 DD No. 3
County York
Disciplinary Counsel Edwin W. Frese, Jr.
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2003-12-18
Effective Date 2003-12-18
Case Digest This is an unopposed reinstatement case. By Order dated 12/28/01, Respondent was suspended for two years retroactive to 6/16/00 as a result of his federal conviction of loan application fraud – he failed to list a number of obligations on his application for a $20,000 loan which he paid back in six months. He filed a Petition for Reinstatement on 5/23/02, which was assigned to a Hearing Committee on July 11, 2002. A hearing was held on 10/30/02 during which the Respondent testified that he had continued to do paralegal work during his suspension for a sole-practitioner with whom he wished to associate when reinstated; that he had satisfied all of the conditions of his criminal sentence; that he took the required CLE credits; and, that he also continued his association with various community organizations. The attorney for whom he worked testified that he was impressed with the quality of Respondent’s work, his activities, and his character. Disciplinary Counsel did not oppose reinstatement and no briefs were filed with the Hearing Committee. The Hearing Committee recommended reinstatement by Report dated 4/30/03. No briefs were filed with the Board, which recommended reinstatement by Report dated 10/2/03. Respondent was reinstated by Order of 12/18/03.
Rule Violation(s) None
Discipline Imposed Reinstated
Points of Law
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