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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Ind. Decisions - Supreme Court issues disciplinary ruling re misuse of trust account

In the matter of Jacob P. Dunnuck is a 2-page unanimous order approving a a "Statement of Circumstances and Conditional Agreement for Discipline" stipulating agreed facts and proposed discipline. From the order:

Violation: The parties agree that Respondent violated Indiana Professional Conduct Rule 1.15(a), which prohibits failure to hold property of a client separate from lawyer’s own property.

Discipline: The Court, having considered the submission of the parties, now approves the following agreed discipline.

For Respondent's professional misconduct, the Court suspends Respondent from the practice of law for a period of six months, beginning January 21, 2013, with 60 days actively served and the remainder stayed subject to completion of at least one year of probation.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on December 12, 2012 10:06 AM
Posted to Ind. Sup.Ct. Decisions