Attorneys: Kent L. Frobish (Asst. Counsel For Discipline) --- Douglas D. Palik
Civil: Attorney discipline
Proceedings below: The Respondent admitted all of the factual allegations in the formal charges and admitted he violated the Rules of Professional Conduct as charged. The referee recommended a 12 month suspension of Respondent’s law license and upon reinstatement he should serve a term of probation of 12 months.
Issues: The Relator filed exceptions to the Referre’s recommended sanction on the grounds that it is too lenient. Relator contends the suspension should be for 2 years.