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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 82049
Attorney Name Anderson, Rhonda McCulloch
DBP Docket No. 156 DB 2004
Supreme Court Docket No. 971 DD 3
County Philadelphia
Disciplinary Counsel Cathy Young Thomer
Counsel for Respondent John W. Morris
Decision Date 2007-02-23
Effective Date 2004-10-15
Case Digest Respondent pled guilty to one count of mail fraud regarding payments she made to the City Treasurer of Philadelphia from an asset locator business that Respondent operated. Respondent was sentenced to two years of probation, various fines, and 100 hours of community service. Respondent fully cooperated with the governmentís investigation during the criminal proceeding and with Disciplinary Counsel during the disciplinary proceedings. ODC recommended not less than a three-year suspension, Respondentís Counsel recommended not more than a three-year suspension, the Hearing Committee recommended not more than a three-year suspension, the Board recommended a three-year suspension, and the Supreme Court imposed a five-year suspension.
Rule Violation(s) RPC 8.4(b), RPC 8.4(c), Pa.R.D.E. 203(b)(1)
Discipline Imposed Five-year suspension retroactive to the date of voluntary temporary suspension
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