Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 40625
Attorney Name D'Alba, Joseph James
DBP Docket No. 17 DB 1996
Supreme Court Docket No. 182 D.D. No. 3
County Erie
Disciplinary Counsel Richard Steven Levine
Counsel for Respondent
Decision Date 2002-04-29
Effective Date 2002-04-29
Case Digest Respondent was convicted of crimes of indirect criminal contempt, criminal trespass and simple assault as a result of a domestic dispute with former girlfriend. Respondent engaged in serious misconduct, including assaulting a police officer and a fireman. While Respondent was depressed and taking medication, there was no conclusive evidence that the medication induced the assaults.
Rule Violation(s) Rule 203(b)(1), Pa.R.D.E.
Discipline Imposed Suspension for 3 months.
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