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Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 65466
Attorney Name West , Brian Grayson
DBP Docket No. 185 DB 2009
Supreme Court Docket No. 1557 DD No. 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel Frank Dougherty
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2010-05-17
Effective Date 2010-06-17
Case Digest By Order of October 6, 2009, Respondent, was disbarred by the Court of Appeals of Maryland, at Misc. Docket AG No. 67, September Term 2007. Respondent was found to have “misappropriated funds, engaged in conduct that was dishonest and deceitful and made misrepresentations, all in prejudice to the administration of justice,” in the period of 2000 through 2005, relative to financial difficulties in his law firm. Mitigation was presented but was not found to warrant a reduced sanction. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a Notice and Order to the Respondent to inform the Court why identical or comparable discipline should not be entered in this Commonwealth, to which Mr. West did not respond.
Rule Violation(s) Rule 216, Pa.R.D.E.
Discipline Imposed Disbarment
Points of Law Disbarment in another jurisdiction will generally result in disbarment in this Commonwealth.
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