April 2004

67 Tex. Bar J. 321

 

REINSTATEMENT

 

Kathy M. Cole, 44, of Houston has filed a petition in the 295th District Court for reinstatement as a member of the State Bar of Texas.

 

JUDICAL ACTIONS

 

On March 1, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct accepted the resignation, in lieu of discipline, of Matt H. Zepeda, justice of the peace, Precinct 3, Place 2, Pearland, Brazoria County.

 

On Jan. 28, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct issued an amended public reprimand to Roy W. Richard, 52, municipal court judge, Garden Ridge, Comal County. 

 

On Dec. 5, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct accepted the resignation in lieu of discipline, of Jack Byno, former municipal judge, Haltom City, Tarrant County.

 

On Oct. 28, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct issued an amended public admonition to Hazel Lewis, former justice of the peace, Precinct 2, Marlin, Falls County.

 

DISBARMENTS

 

On Feb. 3, 2003, Steve A. Nelson, 52, of Sugar Land was disbarred by the 400th District Court of Fort Bend County.

 

On Oct. 15, Jerome K. Wade, 65, of Houston was disbarred by the 189th District Court of Harris County.

 

SUSPENSIONS

 

On Jan. 7, Stanley C. Thorne, 48, of Amarillo received a two-year, partially-probated suspension effective Jan. 31, 2004, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated by the District 4-C Grievance Committee.

 

On Sept. 10, Warren A. Bradley, 54, of Southlake received a three-year, partially-probated suspension effective Sept. 1, 2003, with the first month actively served and the remainder probated from the District 7-A Grievance Committee.    

 

On July 7, Glenn Clark Taylor, 45, of Hempstead received a six-month fully-probated suspension effective July 15, 2003 from the District 5-A Grievance Committee. 

 

On May 28, Peter Ryba, 52, of Shepherd received a four-year, partially-probated suspension effective Aug. 1, 2003, with the first four months actively served and the remainder probated from the District 3-B Grievance Committee.

 

On May 21, Leslie Lashelle Wilson, 45, of San Antonio received a five-year, partially-probated suspension effective Sept. 1, 2003, with the first year actively served and the remainder probated from the District 10-A Grievance Committee.

 

On March 26, 2003, Deborah Marie Frye, 52, of Houston received a three-year, partially-probated suspension effective June 1, 2003, with the first year actively served and the remainder probated from the District 4-J Grievance Committee.

 

On Jan. 30, 2003, Dane Alan Barham, 60, of Dallas received a one-year, fully-probated suspension effective April 1, 2003 from the District 1-A Grievance Committee.

 

PUBLIC REPRIMANDS

 

On Nov. 11, Harry C. Arthur, 62, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the District 4-G Grievance Committee.

 

On Nov. 4, Earle S. Lilly, 66, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the 125th District Court of Harris County.

 

On Nov. 4, Robert J. Piro, 70, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the 125th District Court of Harris County.

 

On July 17, Jay T. Wilhite, 39, of Houston accepted a public reprimand from the District 4-I Grievance Committee.