Monday, June 22, 2009

Disbarment In Texas

An attorney who was convicted on his guilty plea to possession of child pornography was disbarred by the Texas Board of Disciplinary Appeals. The attorney had defaulted on the disciplinary charges. The board imposed the sanction in light of the conviction for an intentional serious crime. In the criminal matter, the attorney was sentence to 78 months incarceration.'

Details about the criminal case are provided in this linked announcement from the United States Attorney's office in Houston.  (Mike Frisch)

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