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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 59177
Attorney Name Burgess, David Keith
DBP Docket No. 216 DB 2010
Supreme Court Docket No. 1671 DD No 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel Samuel F. Napoi
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2011-07-06
Effective Date 2011-08-06
Case Digest Respondent was disbarred in California in 2002. He did not report his disbarment to disciplinary authorities in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania authorities did not discover his California disbarment until 2010, and then sought reciprocal discipline. In response to the Notice and Order that he show cause why he should not receive identical or comparable discipline in Pennsylvania, Respondent claimed that he was ill at the time of his California disbarment. He did not explain why, after regaining his health, he failed to report his California disbarment.
Rule Violation(s) Rule 216(e), Pa.R.D.E.
Discipline Imposed Disbarment (reciprocal)
Points of Law
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