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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 39753
Attorney Name Evans, John A.
DBP Docket No. 194 DB 2004
Supreme Court Docket No. 986 DD No. 3
County Philadelphia
Disciplinary Counsel Anthony P. Sodroski
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2004-12-22
Effective Date 2005-01-21
Case Digest Respondent was reciprocally suspended from the practice of law in Pennsylvania for a period of three months, for like discipline imposed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey by Order dated October 4, 2004. The New Jersey Supreme Court imposed a three-month suspension as a result of Respondentís violating several New Jersey RPCís, namely NJ RPC 4.1(a)(2)(failure to disclose a material fact to a third party when disclosure is necessary to avoid assisting a fraudulent act by a client), NJ RPC 8.4(a)(violation of the rules of professional conduct), NJ RPC 8.4(c)(conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation), and NJ RPC 8.4(d)(conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice). In the Pennsylvania proceeding, Office of Disciplinary Counsel and Respondent filed a Joint Petition to Reciprocally Suspend an Attorney, which the Supreme Court granted.
Rule Violation(s)
Discipline Imposed Three-month reciprocal suspension
Points of Law
Report/Opinion not available