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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 28908
Attorney Name McCarrin, Michael W.
DBP Docket No. 164 DB 2000
Supreme Court Docket No. 643 DD No. 3
County Delaware
Disciplinary Counsel Suzy S. Moore
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2008-03-12
Effective Date 2008-03-12
Case Digest Petitioner received a five-year retroactive suspension (to date of temporary suspension order) for his criminal conviction of nine counts of Mail Fraud and two counts of Engaging in Monetary Transactions in Property Derived from Unlawful Activity. A jury found that he engaged in a scheme to defraud a large car dealership of its intangible right to honest services and to obtain money and property by means of false and fraudulent pretenses, representations, and promises. The judge sentenced Petitioner to 24 months imprisonment and two years supervised parole. After unsuccessful appeals, Petitioner began his period of incarceration. The temporary suspension began in December 2000. While in prison, Petitioner requested, and the Disciplinary Board granted, his request for a stay of proceedings until he was no longer incarcerated. By the time Petitioner got out of prison he had already been suspended for five years. In 2006, he received his five year retroactive suspension. The reinstatement hearing was held in October 2007. Petitioner represented himself and presented 11 witnesses and nine exhibits. ODC did not oppose the petition. The Hearing Committee and Disciplinary Board recommended reinstatement.
Rule Violation(s) RPC 8.4(d) and Pa.R.D.E. 203(b)(1)
Discipline Imposed Reinstatement Granted
Points of Law
Report/Opinion not available