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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 34107
Attorney Name Anastasio, John J.
DBP Docket No. 59 DB 2003
Supreme Court Docket No. 834 D.D. No. 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel Barbara S. Rosenberg
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2003-05-06
Effective Date
Case Digest Respondent was reciprocally suspended from the practice of law for ten days in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Respondent had previously been suspended in the State of Florida for ten days followed by one year of probation with conditions for conduct involving failing to comply with The Florida Bar Rules Regulating Trust Accounts, using trust funds for purposes other than those for which they were entrusted to the lawyer, failing to maintain the minimum required trust account records, failing to keep proper records of trust account activity, failing to provide competent representation, failing to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing a client, and engaging in conduct that is prejudicial to the administration of justice. The Supreme Court waived compliance with the provisions of Rule 217, Pa.R.D.E. Respondent was reciprocally suspended FROM the practice of law for ten days in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Respondent had previously been suspended in the State of Florida for ten days followed by one year of probation with conditions for conduct involving failing to comply with The Florida Bar Rules Regulating Trust Accounts, using trust funds for purposes other than those for which they were entrusted to the lawyer, failing to maintain the minimum required trust account records, failing to keep proper records of trust account activity, failing to provide competent representation, failing to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing a client, and engaging in conduct that is prejudicial to the administration of justice. The Supreme Court waived compliance with the provisions of Rule 217, Pa.R.D.E.
Rule Violation(s) None
Discipline Imposed Ten Day Reciprocal Suspension
Points of Law
Report/Opinion not available