Friday, April 29, 2011
The Presiding Disciplinary Judge approved a Conditional Admission of Misconduct submitted by the parties and suspended [an attorney] from the practice of law for a period of one year and one day, with conditions, effective March 31, 2011. Respondent recklessly violated her duties of honesty to the public and to the legal profession when she, while serving as an executive director of an organization, paid herself a salary that was more than the agreed upon rate, used the organization’s funds for personal expenses, and denied the organization the use of these funds for a period of time. Respondent has made good faith efforts to pay restitution to her client. Her misconduct constituted grounds for the imposition of discipline...
It's an epidemic. (Mike Frisch)