October 2002

 

65 Tex. B.J. 847

 

BODA ACTIONS


On June 12, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an indefinite disability suspension against Thomas Webster Freer-Heeter, 39, of Houston.

On June 21, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals entered an agreed judgment of public reprimand against Virginia Coop-Ullman, 66, of Kent, Wash. On Aug. 1, 21, Coop-Ullman was censured by the Disciplinary Board of the Washington State Bar Association.

On June 21, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals entered a judgment of public reprimand against Edward Nguyen Le, 34, of Dallas. On Jan. 11, 22, Le received two admonitions and was given two years’ probation by the Disciplinary Board of the Washington State Bar Association.

 
On June 21, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals entered an agreed judgment terminating an indefinite disability suspension and ordering disability probation for Patricia Barthell Harris, 52, of Port Neches. Harris was suspended on Aug. 21, 1986, and is reinstated as of June 21, 22.


On March 28, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals entered an agreed judgment of probated suspension against Eric Slocum Sparks, 59, of Tuscon, Ariz. On Dec. 19, 21, Sparks was suspended from the practice of law for 30 days and placed on probation for two years by the Supreme Court of Arizona.

 
RESIGNATIONS


On June 11, the Supreme Court of Texas accepted the resignation, in lieu of discipline, of Steven M. Carsey, 54, of Fort Worth.

DISBARMENTS
On June 4, David Gates Caldwell, 50, of Austin was disbarred by an the District 9-A Grievance Committee.


On June 13, Benjamin J. Durant, 51, of Houston was disbarred by the 55th District Court of Harris County.


On June 10, Sheila Mashall Humphrey, 46, of Houston was disbarred by default judgment by the District 6-A Grievance Committee.


SUSPENSIONS


On April 3, Vaughn L. Bailey, 47, of Fort Worth received a one-year, fully-probated suspension effective April 1 from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

 
On Feb. 25, Kenton P. Armstrong, 45, of Corpus Christi received a two-year, fully-probated suspension effective April 1 from the District 11-A Grievance Committee.

 
On March 4, James M. Brooks, 44, of Houston agreed to a three-year, partially-probated suspension effective May 1 from the 151st District Court of Harris County.

 
On April 17, Nelson F. Cutter, 49, of Thousand Oaks, Calif. received a three-month, fully-probated suspension effective April 1 from the 327th District Court of El Paso County.

 
On April 15, Michael W. Johnson, 51, of Houston agreed to a six-year, partially-probated suspension effective April 1, with the first five years actively served and the remainder probated from the 269th District Court of Harris County.

 
On March 29, John R. Riherd, 47, of The Woodlands received a one-year suspension effective March 15 from the District 3-B Grievance Committee.

 
On April 4, Roger D. Shipman, 57, of Denton received a one-year suspension effective March 15 from the District 14-B Grievance Committee.


On May 2, Adjua A. Umoja, 43, of Houston received a four-year suspension effective May 2 from the 151st District Court of Harris County.

 
On June 20, Daniel Estrada, 52, of Fort Worth received a three-year, partially-probated suspension effective Sept. 1, with the first three months actively served and the remainder probated from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

 
On Feb. 5, Mike G. Hernandez, 56, of Houston accepted a two-year, partially-probated suspension effective Feb 5, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the District 4-J Grievance Committee.

 
On May 30, Victor C. Hernandez, 50, of Robstown accepted a three-year, partially-probated suspension effective June 1, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the District 11-A Grievance Committee.

 
On April 30, Alice E. Holland, 48, of Fort Worth received a three-year, fully-probated suspension effective July 1 from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

On May 31, John L. Minor, Jr., 52, of Pearland accepted a six-month, partially-probated suspension effective June 1, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the District 4-B Grievance Committee.

 
On June 6, Jack P. Mixa, 47, of Houston received a two-year, fully-probated suspension effective June 1 from the District 4-D Grievance Committee.

 
PUBLIC REPRIMANDS


On March 4, Edward Chamberlain Burwell, 34, of Houston received a public reprimand from the District 4-I Grievance Committee.

 
On March 31, Leland K. Franklin, 55, of Bedford accepted a public reprimand from the District 1-A Grievance Committee.

 
On April 16, Arnulfo Ortiz, 45, of San Antonio agreed to a public reprimand from the 150th District Court of Bexar County.

 
On April 30, Phillip David Wainscott, 45, of Dallas accepted a public reprimand from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

On Dec. 20, Bowen Wesley Sutton, 54, of San Antonio agreed to a public reprimand from the District 10-B Grievance Committee.

 
On April 4, Justin Wayne Low, 35, of Odessa accepted a public reprimand from the District 15-D Grievance Committee.

On April 15, Jerry Lane McDaniel, Jr., 35, of Alvin received a public reprimand from the District 4-A Grievance Committee.

On April 15, Joseph M. Restivo, 49, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the District 4-I Grievance Committee.

 
On April 24, Seth J. Riklin, 45, of Sugar Land accepted a public reprimand from the District 5-A Grievance Committee.

On June 3, George T. Dunn, 48, of Lockhart accepted a public reprimand from the District 8-C Grievance Committee.

On June 7, Leland K. Franklin, 55, of Bedford agreed to a public reprimand from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

 
On May 21, Basil Landon Hoyl, Jr., 41, of Hurst received a public reprimand from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

 
On May 14, La Juanda T. Lacy, 57, of Tyler accepted a public reprimand from the District 2-A Grievance Committee.

On May 10, John Charles LaGrappe, 37, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the District 4-B Grievance Committee.

On May 10, Roel A. Saenz, Jr., 41, of McAllen accepted a public reprimand from the 139th District Court of Hidalgo County.


On May 2, Robert D. Lobello, 44, of San Antonio agreed to a public reprimand from the District 10-B Grievance Committee.

On April 23, Manuel A. Velasco, 74, of Pasadena accepted a public reprimand from the District 12-B Grievance Committee.