Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 44049
Attorney Name Andrews, Lawrence E.
DBP Docket No. 189 DB 2006
Supreme Court Docket No. 1252 DD No. 3
County Philadelphia
Disciplinary Counsel Harriet R. Brumberg
Counsel for Respondent Samuel C. Stretton
Decision Date 2007-05-30
Effective Date 2007-06-29
Case Digest Respondent engaged in the unauthorized practice of law for over seventeen years while employed by the federal government. Respondentís Petition for Reinstatement From Inactive Status and subsequent correspondence to ODC contained misleading and false statements regarding the extent of his unauthorized practice of law. Respondent also made false and misleading statement to agents of EPAís Office of Inspector General who were investigating his unauthorized practice of law.
Rule Violation(s) RPC: 5.5(a); 8.1(a); 8.4(c) 8.5(b)(2)(1); and 8.5(b)(2)(2)
Discipline Imposed Suspension for two years
Points of Law If a condition of employment as a government attorney is an active law license, then the government attorney must maintain an active law license.
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