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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Ind. Decisions - Supreme Court issues disciplinary order suspending a second Indianapolis attorney this week

Filed on Aug. 12, the Supreme Court has now posted In the Matter of: Kenneth C. Kern, a 2-page, 4-1 "Published Order Finding Misconduct and Imposing Discipline." The facts section spells out three instances of professional misconduct, the continues:

Respondent has prior discipline. Matter of Kern, 655 N.E.2d 339 (Ind. 1995); Matter of Kern, 555 N.E.2d 479 (Ind. 1990). Respondent also has been the subject of three recent show cause proceedings for failing to cooperate with disciplinary investigations. * * *

Discipline: For Respondent’s professional misconduct, the Court suspends Respondent from the practice of law in this state for a period of not less than one year, without automatic reinstatement, beginning September 22, 2016. * * *

All Justices concur, except David, J., who votes to disbar Respondent.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on August 16, 2016 01:57 PM
Posted to Ind. Sup.Ct. Decisions