Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 0
Attorney Name Anonymous, † †
DBP Docket No. 171 DB 2002
Supreme Court Docket No.
Disciplinary Counsel Edwin R. Frownfelter
Counsel for Respondent Robert H. Davis, Jr.
Decision Date 2004-03-12
Effective Date 2004-05-04
Case Digest Respondent was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol in February 2001. He received Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD). In December 2001, he was arrested a second time for DUI. Respondentís ARD was revoked, and he pleaded guilty on both cases. He was sentenced to fines and incarceration for a combined total of 32 days to 23 months. He served 32 days of incarceration. He underwent inpatient treatment for alcoholism, and the parties stipulated that his alcoholism was the cause of his misconduct. Respondent provided evidence that he was participating in Alcoholics Anonymous and undergoing continuing treatment for alcoholism, and that he had retained his employment with a state agency despite his legal problems. Respondent self-reported his conviction.
Rule Violation(s) Rule 203(B)(1), Pa. R.D.E.
Discipline Imposed Private reprimand with one year of probation under the supervision of a sobriety monitor.
Points of Law None
Report/Opinion not available