Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 30127
Attorney Name McKeon Jr., John Harold
DBP Docket No. 23 and 122 DB 2005
Supreme Court Docket No. 1001 &1053 DD No.3
County Philadelphia
Disciplinary Counsel Harriet R. Brumberg
Counsel for Respondent John Rogers Carroll
Decision Date 2006-01-05
Effective Date 2006-02-04
Case Digest Respondent was convicted in Pennsylvania of driving under the influence of a controlled substance and subsequently convicted in NJ of possessing a controlled substance. Both of Respondent’s convictions were for “serious crimes” as defined by Pa.R.D.E. 214(i) and constituted per se grounds for discipline under Pa.R.D.E. 203(b).
Rule Violation(s) Pa.R.D.E. 203(b)(1)
Discipline Imposed Three month suspension, followed by two years probation with sobriety monitor
Points of Law A three-month suspension followed by two years of probation with a sobriety monitor is within the range of discipline imposed in similar PA cases involving attorneys who have been convicted of driving under the influence or possession of cocaine.
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