July 2002

 

65 Tex. B.J. 650

 

REINSTATEMENT

Gina Askew Smith, formerly Gina Lackey Marshall, 45, of Dallas has petitioned the 162nd District Court of Dallas County for reinstatement as a member of the State Bar of Texas.

RESIGNATIONS

On Feb. 25, the Supreme Court of Texas accepted the resignation, in lieu of discipline, of Maurice Onyewuchi Ezuruike, 32, of Austin.

On Dec. 4, 21, the Supreme Court of Texas accepted the resignation, in lieu of discipline, of George Q. McGown, III, 70, of Fort Worth.

On May 9, the Supreme Court of Texas accepted the resignation, in lieu of discipline, of Patrick Vaughan Dunne, 64, of Houston.

On April 11, the Supreme Court of Texas accepted the resignation, in lieu of discipline, of Isaiah H. Hardy, 56, of Austin.

On Feb. 25, the Supreme Court of Texas accepted the resignation, in lieu of discipline, of Deirdre S. Sterling, 35, of Lubbock.

DISBARMENTS

On Nov. 1, Jim Hamilton, 69, of Houston was disbarred by the District 4-D Grievance Committee.

On Jan. 17, James P. Reeves, 51, of Dallas received a default judgment of disbarment from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

 
On Dec. 14, Mary Elizabeth Tirado, 43, of Terrell received a default judgment of disbarment from the District 1-A Grievance Committee.

On Dec. 26, Anthony Jerome Williams, 39, of Lubbock received a default judgment of disbarment from the District 16-A Grievance Committee.

 
On Jan. 24, Michael Williams, 37, of Houston was disbarred by the District 4-E Grievance Committee.

 

On April 8, Thomas Becton Jones III, 45, of Amarillo received a default order of disbarment from the District 13-A Grievance Committee.

On Feb. 28, David Gavin Ritchie, Jr., 66, of Houston was disbarred by the District 4-E Grievance Committee.

On Jan. 11, the 298th District Court of Dallas County disbarred Robert R. Wightman-Cervantes, 44, of Dallas.


SUSPENSIONS
On March 12, John R. Boyd, 47, of Dallas agreed to a 16-month, partially-probated suspension effective June 1, with the first 30 days actively served and the remainder probated from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.


On Jan. 17, E. Bruce Bushong, 45, of Addison received by default judgment a three-year, partially-probated suspension effective March 1, with the first year actively served and the remainder probated from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

 
On Jan. 15, Louis D. Leichter, 39, of Austin accepted a two-year, fully-probated suspension effective Feb. 1 from the District 8-C Grievance Committee.

On Nov. 7, 21, Robert N. Kennedy, 58, of Willis received a 54-month, partially-probated suspension effective Dec. 15, 21, with the first 30 months actively served and the remainder probated from the 221st District Court of Montgomery County.

 
On Feb. 4, 22, Charles F. Malloy, 40, of Dallas received a five-year, fully-probated suspension effective Dec. 1, 21 from the 162nd District Court of Dallas County.

 
On Jan. 4, Edward L. Parker, 49, of Tyler accepted a six-month, fully-probated suspension effective Jan. 1 from the District 2-A Grievance Committee.

On March 18, Andrew A. Dunlap, 49, of Dallas agreed to a 12-month, partially-probated suspension effective May 1, with the first three months actively served and the remainder probated from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

 

 On Feb. 19, Joseph Mitchell Brown, 40, of Austin accepted a six-month, fully-probated suspension effective March 1 from the District 9-A Grievance Committee.

 
On Feb. 12, Robert A. Heard, 40, of Duncanville accepted a seven-month, partially-probated suspension effective April 1, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the District 1-B Grievance Committee.

On Aug. 28, 21, David M. Jordan, 62, of Corpus Christi received by default judgment a five-year suspension effective Sept. 1, 21 from the District 11-A Grievance Committee.

On Feb. 1, Herschel T. Moore, Jr., 63, of Austin received a 24-month, partially-probated suspension effective Feb. 1, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the 98th District Court of Travis County.

 
On Jan. 4, Johnny Joe Colley, Jr., 43, of Fort Worth agreed to a 36-month, fully-probated suspension effective Dec. 1, 21 from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

 
On Dec. 6, Linda Irene Perez, 42, of San Antonio accepted a three-year, partially-probated suspension effective March 2, with the first six months actively served and the remainder probated from the District 10-B Grievance Committee.  On Feb. 14, Perez accepted a four-year, partially-probated suspension effective March 1, with the first six months actively served and the remainder probated from the District 10-B Grievance Committee.

 
On Nov. 16, Peter C. Speers, III, 51, of Austin received a six-month, fully-probated suspension effective Jan. 1 from the District 3-B Grievance Committee.

 
On Feb. 21, George Flores Sedeno, 47, of San Antonio received a two-year, partially-probated suspension effective March 1, with the first year actively served and the remainder probated from the District 10-C Grievance Committee.

On March 5, T.D. Sullivan, 63, of Bellaire agreed to a four-year, partially-probated suspension effective March 1, with the first three months actively served and the remainder probated from the 269th District Court of Harris County.

 
On Dec. 28, Claudia M. Thompson, 56, of Arlington agreed to a 36-month, fully-probated suspension effective Dec. 30, 21 from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

On Jan. 14, Stephani A. Walsh, 47, of San Antonio accepted a six-month, fully-probated suspension effective Jan. 1 from the District 10-B Grievance Committee.

 
On Feb. 19, Martha C. Wright, 44, of Grand Prairie accepted a 19-month, partially-probated suspension effective April 1, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.  On March 25, Wright received a six-month, partially-probated suspension effective April 1, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.


On Jan. 23, Paul R. Alexander, 56, of Dallas agreed to a one-year, fully-probated suspension effective Jan. 1 from the The Commission for Lawyer Discipline.

 
PULIC REPRIMANDS


On Dec. 13, James Morris Lassiter, III, 37, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the District 10-B Grievance Committee.

 
On Jan. 3, Arthur H. Parras, 50, of South Houston received a public reprimand from the District 4-G Grievance Committee.

 
On March 4, Linda B. Aland, 54, of Dallas received a public reprimand from the 68th District Court of Dallas County.

 
On Feb. 20, David T. Duncan, 43, of Austin accepted a public reprimand from the District 16-A Grievance Committee.

On Dec. 13, Linda Irene Perez, 42, of San Antonio accepted a public reprimand from the District 10-B Grievance Committee.  On March 7, Perez accepted another public reprimand from the District 10-C Grievance Committee.

 
On Jan. 3, David Aaron Pina, 34, of Austin accepted a public reprimand from the District 9-A Grievance Committee.

On Dec. 12, Teddy L. Potter, 59, of Belton accepted a public reprimand from the District 8-C Grievance Committee.

 
On May 8, James Morris Lassiter, III, 37, of Houston received a public reprimand from the District 4-A Grievance Committee found Lassiter filed insurance claims for his clients. Upon receipt of the claim funds, Lassiter failed to supervise his staff regarding the notification of his clients that the funds were received. He violated Rules 1.14