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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 35018
Attorney Name Kapur, Drew Krishen
DBP Docket No. 90 DB 2007
Supreme Court Docket No. 1290 DD No. 3
County Philadelphia
Disciplinary Counsel Harriet R. Brumberg
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2007-11-07
Effective Date 2008-04-15
Case Digest Respondent falsely told a New Jersey patrolman that he had been driving the car that had been involved in a single-car accident, when in fact, it was Respondent’s son who had been driving the car. Respondent subsequently confessed to his false statement and pleaded guilty to a New Jersey “disorderly person offense” of giving false information to hinder prosecution.
Rule Violation(s) 8.4(c) and 8.4(d)
Discipline Imposed Public Censure
Points of Law A Public Censure is within the range of discipline imposed on attorneys who lie to protect another person.
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