Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 87497
Attorney Name Dautrich, Jaimee A.M.
DBP Docket No. 28 DB 2010
Supreme Court Docket No. 1575 DD No. 3
County Berks
Disciplinary Counsel Ramona Mariani
Counsel for Respondent Samuel C. Stretton
Decision Date 2011-03-24
Effective Date 2010-03-12
Case Digest Respondent was convicted of two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and two counts of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine). By Order dated March 24, 2011, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania suspended Respondentís license to practice law for three-years, retroactive to the date Respondent agreed to a temporary license suspension.
Rule Violation(s) RPC 8.4(b) and Rule 203(b)(1), Pa.R.D.E.
Discipline Imposed Suspension for 3 years (on consent)
Points of Law In this case a three-year license suspension is the appropriate level of discipline for a criminal License suspension rather than disbarment is warranted considering Respondentís evidence of addiction as well as her cooperation throughout the entire disciplinary proceeding.
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