Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 63467
Attorney Name Louie, Thomas  
DBP Docket No. 108 DB 2002
Supreme Court Docket No. 881 DD No. 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel Barbara S. Rosenberg
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2003-12-29
Effective Date 2004-01-20
Case Digest Respondent represented the executors of an estate valued at almost $695,000. Utilizing a power of attorney, Respondent issued ninety-nine checks to himself and his wife, totaling over $108,000, over a forty-one month period. He also failed to deposit and account for over $23,000. Respondent also failed to carry out certain estate responsibilities timely, evaded inquiries by the executors, left the jurisdiction, and failed to respond to requests that he provide documents to ODC.
Rule Violation(s) RPC 1.3, 1.4(a) and (b), 1.5(a), 1.5(b), 1.15(a), 1.15(b), 1.16(a)(1), 1.16(d), 8.4(b), and 8.4(c).
Discipline Imposed Disbarment
Points of Law None
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