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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Ind. Decisions - Another Supreme Court disciplinary opinion posted

From the now-posted opinion, filed April 19th, In the Matter of Mark E. WATSON:

Stipulated Facts: Respondent admits to five counts of misconduct occurring from 2009 through 2011. Respondent converted $1,500 in client fees paid to Respondent's law firm, he converted nearly $6,900 in money orders given to him by several clients for payment to the trustee in their bankruptcy cases, and he made unauthorized charges for personal use on the firm's credit card. * * *

For Respondent's professional misconduct, the Court suspends Respondent from the practice of law in this state for a period of not less than 18 months, without automatic reinstatement, beginning May 31, 2013.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on April 25, 2013 11:15 AM
Posted to Ind. Sup.Ct. Decisions