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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 0
Attorney Name Anonymous,
DBP Docket No. 167 DB 2003 and168 DB 2003
Supreme Court Docket No.
County
Disciplinary Counsel Barbara S. Rosenberg
Counsel for Respondent John Rogers Carroll/Kirk T. Karaszkiewicz
Decision Date 2002-05-24
Effective Date 0000-00-00
Case Digest Respondent 1 (167 DB 2003) acted as executor of a decedent’s estate and Respondent 2 (168 DB 2003) acted as his counsel. On advice of Respondent 2, Respondent 1 charged fees found by the Orphan’s Court to be clearly excessive and paid Respondent 2 similar fees. Charges against Respondent 1 were dismissed based upon his reliance on Respondent 2. Respondent 2 received private discipline because of his long history of practice without prior discipline, advanced age, retirement from practice, and completion of restitution.
Rule Violation(s)
Discipline Imposed 167 DB 2003 – dismissed 168 Db 2003 -- informal admonition
Points of Law
Report/Opinion not available