Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 84469
Attorney Name Kernan , James Matthew
DBP Docket No. 25 DB 2010
Supreme Court Docket No. 1629 DD No. 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel Amelia C. Kittredge
Counsel for Respondent None
Decision Date 2010-12-28
Effective Date 2011-01-27
Case Digest Respondent entered a plea of guilty in federal court in NY to one count of Knowingly and Willfully Permitting a Convicted Felon to Be Engaged in the Business of Insurance, pursuant to 18 USC §1033(e)(1)(B), a felony. He received a term of five years probation. NY Appellate Division suspended him from the practice of law for five years, or until termination of his period of federal probation, whichever period is longer. PA Supreme Court ordered Respondent suspended from the practice of law “consistent with the Order of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department, entered April 30, 2010.”
Rule Violation(s)
Discipline Imposed Suspension for 5 years (reciprocal)
Points of Law
Report/Opinion not available