Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 44987
Attorney Name Kyriazis, Arthur John
DBP Docket No. 47 DB 2003
Supreme Court Docket No. 831 D.D. No. 3
County Delaware
Disciplinary Counsel Harold E. Ciampoli, Jr.
Counsel for Respondent James Leonard
Decision Date 2003-04-03
Effective Date 2003-04-03
Case Digest Respondent was apprised via DB-7 of allegations of misconduct that included neglect and conversion. Respondentís counsel advised ODC that in counselís opinion, respondent was not capable of defending himself against the allegations. Counsel provided ODC with a letter from Respondentís Psychiatrist who opined that respondent was mentally incapacitated and not competent to assist counsel at the present time. Pursuant to Rule 301(e), Pa.R.D.E., and 91.75(b) of the Disciplinary Board Rules, ODC then forwarded the letter, along with A Certificate of Admission of Disability by Attorney (Form DB-21) to the Prothonotary of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. The Court then ordered respondent transferred to inactive status pursuant to Rule 301(e), Pa.R.D.E. All pending disciplinary proceedings are held in abeyance.
Rule Violation(s) N/A
Discipline Imposed Transferred to inactive status pursuant to Rule 301(e)
Points of Law N/A
Report/Opinion not available