Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 10415
Attorney Name Hammer, Paul L.
DBP Docket No. 87 DB 2001
Supreme Court Docket No. 376 DD No. 3
County Allegheny
Disciplinary Counsel David M. Lame
Counsel for Respondent Stanton Levenson
Decision Date 2006-01-05
Effective Date 2006-02-05
Case Digest Respondent was charged with misappropriation of client funds and failure to comply with both a Subpoena and an Order from the Supreme Court.
Rule Violation(s) RPC 1.15(a) and 8.4 (c); Rules 203(b)(3) and 203(b)(4), Pa. R. D. E.
Discipline Imposed Disbarment retroactive to temporary suspension on October 13, 2004
Points of Law Respondent was directed by Order of the Supreme Court to comply with a lawfully issued Subpoena Duces Tecum from ODC and Respondent chose to engage in gamesmanship by appearing at the ODC office and refusing to produce the documents.
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