Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 72925
Attorney Name Thaxton , Ronnie
DBP Docket No. 170 DB 2009
Supreme Court Docket No. 1544 DD No. 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel Anthony P. Sodroski
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2010-04-08
Effective Date 2010-05-08
Case Digest On September 10, 2009, Respondent was suspended from the practice of law in the District of Columbia for a period of one year with six months stayed, followed by a three-year probationary period to include Respondent’s participation in the District of Columbia Bar’s Practice Management Advisory Service, with conditions of probation as follows: 1) if a new complaint is filed against Respondent within one year, Respondent is to serve the remaining six months of suspension consecutively to any sanction imposed on the new complaint matter; and 2) in relation to one client, Respondent must refund fees with interest and remit interest on funds already refunded. In re Ronnie Thaxton, 981 A.2d 1196, 2009 WL 2878048 (D.C.). By Order dated April 8, 2010, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania suspended Respondent for “six months consistent with the Opinion and Order of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals decided September 10, 2009.”
Rule Violation(s)
Discipline Imposed Suspension for six months, reciprocal
Points of Law
Report/Opinion not available