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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 34574
Attorney Name Hobson, William D,
DBP Docket No. 156 DB 1996
Supreme Court Docket No. 298 DD 3
County Chester
Disciplinary Counsel Alan J. Davis
Counsel for Respondent David Mark Hobson
Decision Date 2007-10-30
Effective Date 2007-10-30
Case Digest The Petitioner for reinstatement had been disbarred on consent in January 1997, following his plea of guilty to seven counts of theft by deception. His sentence included 15 years of non-reporting probation, full restitution, and continued participation in Alcoholics Anonymous. The Disciplinary Board concluded that the misconduct was not so serious as to preclude consideration of reinstatement. The Board further concluded that Petitioner had recognized his problems of alcoholism and mental illness and made every effort to treat those disorders. Petitioner was remorseful, and his doctors testified as to his excellent prognosis, provided that he follows his medical plan and continues his participation in AA.
Rule Violation(s) NA
Discipline Imposed Reinstatement Granted
Points of Law
Report/Opinion not available