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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 13582
Attorney Name Sklar, Ronald S.
DBP Docket No. 77 DB 2005
Supreme Court Docket No. No. 1189 D.D. No. 3
County Montgomery
Disciplinary Counsel Alan J. Davis
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2006-11-14
Effective Date 2006-12-14
Case Digest Notwithstanding Respondent’s transfer to inactive status, he continued to operate his law practice and to engage in the practice of law, primarily handling collection work for his client, the May Company, and its department store, Strawbridge’s. Respondent also engaged in commingling and failed to maintain funds inviolate on behalf of clients and/or third persons in his trust and IOLTA account. Respondent had a prior history of an informal admonition in 2001 for his handling of collection matters despite a prior transfer to inactive status.
Rule Violation(s) RPC 1.15(a), RPC 5.5(b), RPC 8.4(d), Pa.R.D.E. 217(c), Pa.R.D.E. 217(d), Pa.R.D.E. 217(j).
Discipline Imposed Suspension for one year and one day.
Points of Law
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