Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 0
Attorney Name Anonymous,    
DBP Docket No. 104 and 143 DB 1999
Supreme Court Docket No. N/A
Disciplinary Counsel Anthony T. Verwey
Counsel for Respondent
Decision Date 2001-03-08
Effective Date 2001-03-08
Case Digest Respondent was charged in two separate matters which were consolidated for hearing. The first matter involved Respondentís repeatedly filing for bankruptcy on behalf of a client in order to delay a partition matter pending in the court of common pleas. In the second matter, Respondent was found in civil contempt of court in a bankruptcy matter for her failure to comply with an order to pay sanctions consisting of costs and counsel fees in a pending matter. Respondent acknowledged her misconduct and the Hearing Committee made a recommendation of private discipline. The Board accepted and adopted the Hearing Committee recommendation of private discipline.
Rule Violation(s) R.P.C. 3.5(c); 8.4(c) and (d)
Discipline Imposed Private Reprimand
Points of Law None.
Report/Opinion not available