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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 0
Attorney Name Anonymous,
DBP Docket No. 119 DB 2003
Supreme Court Docket No. None
County
Disciplinary Counsel Susan N. Dobbins
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2004-07-30
Effective Date 2004-07-30
Case Digest Respondent's representation of two clients at issue. In the first matter, Respondent failed to diligently pursue a wrongful death action causing it to be dismissed. Respondent then failed to inform the client of the case's dismissal. In the second case, Respondent similarly failed to diligently pursue a wrongful death action and the client retained new counsel. Respondent received a non-summary private reprimand with probation for a period of two years with a practice monitor and counseling/treatment prescribed by a physician.
Rule Violation(s) 1.3, 1.4(a), 1.4(b), 1.5(c), 1.15(b), 1.16(d) and 8.4(d)
Discipline Imposed Private reprimand with probation for a period of two years with a practice monitor and counseling/treatment
Points of Law Case remanded by Disciplinary Board for briefing on level of discipline and full report and recommendation by Hearing Committee, as Disciplinary Board did not accept the original recommended discipline of Private Reprimand with Probation under Abbreviated Procedure.
Report/Opinion not available