Disciplinary Reporter Case Digest

Attorney ID 35618
Attorney Name Gavin, Francis X.
DBP Docket No. 96 DB 2002
Supreme Court Docket No. 750 D.D. No. 3
County Out of State
Disciplinary Counsel William Heiman
Counsel for Respondent Pro Se
Decision Date 2002-08-01
Effective Date 2002-08-31
Case Digest Respondent was suspended from practice in New Jersey for six months by order of the Supreme Court of New Jersey dated 2/22/02. In this case the Supreme Court of New Jersey found that Respondent engaged in gross neglect, failed to communicate with a client, failed to turn over the client’s file to new counsel and failed to rely to the grievance. Respondent had prior New Jersey reprimands in 1998 and 2001.
Rule Violation(s) 1.1(a), 1.3, 1.4(a), 1.16(d), and 8.1(b).
Discipline Imposed Six Month Reciprocal Suspension
Points of Law None
Report/Opinion not available