December 2002

 

65 Tex. B.J. 1007

 

BODA ACTIONS


On Aug. 15, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals reinstated Robert A. Forester, 46, of San Antonio.

On Aug. 8, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a judgment of indefinite disability suspension against John W. Wiggins, Sr., 54, of Houston.

On Aug. 23, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals dismissed for want of prosecution the appeal by John Douglas Gilliland, 67, of Dallas, of a default judgment of disbarment issued by an evidentiary panel of the District 6-A Grievance Committee on Nov. 15, 21.

On Aug. 27, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals disbarred Daniel Jay Goldberg, 51, of Houston.

On Aug. 27, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals revoked the probation of Ronald B. Layer 1257, 53, of San Antonio, and suspended him from the practice of law for two years beginning Aug. 27.

On Aug. 27, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals affirmed the dismissal by the evidentiary panel of the District 15-A Grievance Committee of the complaint against J. W. Johnson, 51, of Sonora.

On Aug. 28, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals reversed the revised judgment of partially-probated suspension signed on July 29, 20, by the evidentiary panel of the District 4-J Grievance Committee against Woodrow Wilson Miller, 49, of Houston.

On Oct. 8, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals revoked the probation of Victoria attorney Stephen A. Cihal, 48, and suspended him from the practice of law for 90 days effective Nov. 7. On May 8, 21.

On Oct. 8, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals suspended Haim Habib, 49, of Magnilua, Guam. On Oct. 6, 21, the Supreme Court of Guam suspended Habib from the practice of law.

RESIGNATIONS


On Aug. 30, the Supreme Court of Texas accepted the resignation, in lieu of discipline, of Kerry Brown Caughran, 55, of El Paso.

On May 2, 21, the District 4-C Grievance Committee found David H. Falk, 34, of Webster posed a substantial threat of irreparable harm to clients or prospective clients and authorized the chief disciplinary counsel to seek his immediate interim suspension.

On June 11, the Supreme Court of Texas accepted the resignation, in lieu of discipline, of Miles H. Appleberry, 59, of San Antonio.


On July 2, the Supreme Court of Texas accepted the resignation, in lieu of discipline, of Frank Carrillo, 41, of San Antonio.

DISBARMENTS


On Aug. 1, Leila M. Bouhassis, 32, of Keller received a default judgment of disbarment from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

On July 24, an evidentiary panel of the District 10-A Grievance Committee disbarred George Flores Sedeno, 47, of San Antonio.

On Aug. 12, C. Miller Wallace Jr., 46, of Midland received a default judgment of disbarment from the District 16-B Evidentiary Panel.

SUSPENSIONS


On July 18, Edward C. Burwell, 35, of Houston agreed to a five-year, partially-probated suspension effective April 14, 22, with the first three years actively served and the remainder probated from the 215th District Court of Harris County.

On Aug. 19, Melvin E. Corley, 73, of Austin received a four-year, partially-probated suspension effective Nov. 1, with the first three years actively served and the remainder probated from the 353rd District Court of Travis County.


On July 12, Samuel W. Hudson, 62, of Irving received a six-month, fully-probated suspension effective Aug. 1 from the 191st District Court of Dallas County.


On Aug. 19, Kerry Eugene Moseley, 56, of Fort Worth agreed to a three-year, partially-probated suspension effective Nov. 1, with the first 60 days actively served and the remainder probated from the 153rd District Court of Tarrant County.

On July 26, Elaine Gay Price, 43, of Dallas accepted a 15-month, partially-probated suspension effective Sept. 1, with the first three months actively served and the remainder probated from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

On Aug. 15, Brent Hayden Pulley, 43, of Dallas accepted an 18-month, fully-probated suspension effective Aug. 15 from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.

On June 20, Steven Edward Rogers, 50, of McKinney received a one-year, fully-probated suspension effective Aug. 1 from the District 6-A Grievance Committee.


On July 9, George V. Garcia, II, 46, of Laredo agreed to a six-month, partially-probated suspension effective July 1, 23 from the 49th District Court of Webb County.


On Feb. 22, 22, Richard S. Gladden, 42, of Denton received a two-year, fully-probated suspension effective Jan. 30, 21 from the District 14-B Grievance Committee.


PUBLIC REPRIMANDS


On July 15, Kathleen Barnett, 46, of Arlington accepted a public reprimand from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

On July 15, Manuel A. Velasco, 74, of Pasadena accepted a public reprimand from the District 4-B Grievance Committee.

On June 28, Dwane L. Todd, 45, of Houston received a public reprimand from the 190th District Court of Harris County.

On July 17, Tony Diaz, 45, of Austin accepted a public reprimand from the District 10-C Grievance Committee.


On July 31, Roger Harmon Broach, 67, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the District 4-E Grievance Committee.

On May 15, Stephen G. Kennedy, 44, of San Antonio accepted a public reprimand from the District 10-A Grievance Committee.

On Aug. 29, 22, Janet P. Prueitt, 52, of Gatesville accepted a public reprimand from the District 8-B Grievance Committee.


On Aug. 7, Patrick J. Stolmeier, 46, of San Antonio received a public reprimand from the 225th District Court of Bexar County.


On Feb. 20, James Garza, 53, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the District 4-H Grievance Committee.

On Dec. 10, 21, Gilbert D. Smith, 64, of Arlington accepted a public reprimand from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.

On March 19, Lawrence D. Tackett, 55, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the District 5-A Grievance Committee.