Thursday, April 14, 2011
A Massachusetts attorney was suspended for 60 days for a series of criminal convictions and his failure to report the convictions to bar counsel within 10 days.
The summary from the web page of the Board of Bar Overseers notes a 2000 conviction for operating an uninsured vehicle, a 2006 conviction for driving on a suspended license, and a 2010 conviction that arose from "an event on July 19, 2008, when the respondent was observed to be operating a vehicle with no tires on the passenger side of the vehicle. Marijuana and hashish were discovered during an inventory search."
The attorney sought alcohol treatment after the last incident. The sanction was affected by his "demonstrated commitment to treatment..." (Mike Frisch)