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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 0
Attorney Name Anonymous,
DBP Docket No. 57 DB 2004
Supreme Court Docket No. NA
County
Disciplinary Counsel Mark G. Weitzman
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2004-11-22
Effective Date 0000-00-00
Case Digest After a bench trial, Respondent was convicted of two counts of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance (75 Pa.C.S.A. 3731(a)(1) and 3731(a)(4)(i). Respondent appealed the conviction to the Superior Court and the Superior Court affirmed the conviction. He filed an Application for Reargument and the Superior Court denied the Application. Respondent filed a Petition for Allowance of Appeal to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the Petition was denied. Respondent did not report the fact of his conviction to the Secretary of the Board within twenty days after the date of sentencing. At the disciplinary hearing, Respondent concurred with Disciplinary Counsel's recommendation for Private Reprimand.
Rule Violation(s) Rules 203(b)(1) and 214(a), Pa.R.D.E.
Discipline Imposed Private Reprimand
Points of Law A first-time conviction for D.U.I. with no aggravating circumstances may result in imposition of a Private Reprimand.
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