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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Ind. Decisions - 22 years later, suspended Indiana attorney gains reinstatement

In In the Matter of William Drozda, filed Dec. 19th, The Supreme Court unanimously grants the petition for reinstatement of an attorney initially temporarily suspended Dec. 11, 1991:

On June 16, 1995, the Court imposed suspension for not less than three years, with credit for time already suspended. See Matter of Drozda, 653 N.E.2d 991 (Ind. 1995). Petitioner filed a petition for reinstatement on September 13, 2012. On November 12, 2013, the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission, pursuant to Indiana Admission and Discipline Rule 23(18)(b), filed its recommendation that Petitioner be reinstated to the practice of law in Indiana. * * *

This Court, being duly advised, finds that the recommendation of the Commission should be accepted. The Court therefore GRANTS the petition for reinstatement and REINSTATES Petitioner as a member of the Indiana bar as of the date of this order. Petitioner shall pay any costs owing under Admis. Disc. R. 23(18)(d).

Posted by Marcia Oddi on December 26, 2013 09:41 AM
Posted to Ind. Sup.Ct. Decisions