Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 30068
Attorney Name Burns, John Michael
DBP Docket No. 42 DB 2000
Supreme Court Docket No. 569 D.D. No. 3
County Out of State (HI)
Disciplinary Counsel Samuel F. Napoli
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2000-04-10
Effective Date 2000-05-20
Case Digest This is a reciprocal discipline matter. Respondent was disbarred in the State of Hawaii. In the case in Hawaii, Respondent did not communicate with a client concerning a personal injury action. He failed to comply with discovery requests and falsely stated to the court that his client was not cooperating with him. He also failed to cooperate with Hawaii disciplinary counsel's investigation into the matter, and did not participate in disciplinary hearing proceedings.
Rule Violation(s) Rule 216, Pa.R.D.E.
Discipline Imposed Disbarment
Points of Law N/A
Report/Opinion not available