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Disciplinary System Actions

July 2017 – Present

(Except for agreed dispositions, disciplinary actions imposed by a District Committee remain subject to appeal for 10 days after notice of the determination is mailed to the Respondent.)

(Except for agreed dispositions, disciplinary actions imposed by the Disciplinary Board remain subject to appeal for 30 days after the Memorandum Order is served on the Respondent.)

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Updated October 17, 2017

 

 

October 17, 2017

 Sherri Ann Thaxton, Sherri A. Thaxton, P.C., 4124 East Parham Road, Henrico, VA  23228

 VSB Docket No.: 15-033-101632

 On September 14, 2017, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a public reprimand with terms to Sherri Ann Thaxton for violating professional rules that govern competence and diligence.

 

 

 

October 6, 2017

 

Robert Jutzi Howell, 102 Mirror Lake Ct, Cary, NC  27513

 

VSB Docket No.: 18-000-110023

 

On September 28, 2017, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Robert Jutzi Howell’s license to practice law based on his affidavit consenting to the revocation due to prior revocations to practice law in North Carolina and Illinois. In consenting to the revocation, Howell acknowledged that the charges against him are true and that he could not successfully defend against them.

View Howell Order (PDF posted 10/6/17)

 

 

 

 

September 22, 2017

 

Vinceretta Taylor Chiles, P.O. Box 8089, Richmond, VA 23223-0089

 

VSB Docket Nos. 17-033-106995, 18-000-110400

 Effective April 1, 2019, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Vinceretta Taylor Chiles’s license to practice law for six months, with terms, for failing to comply with the terms of a two-year suspension issued April 1, 2017, and for violating professional rules that govern diligence. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

 View Chiles Order (PDF posted  9/22/17)

 

 

September 18, 2017

Robert Lyman Isaac Shearer, Jr., Law Offices of Robert Shearer, 10521 Judicial Dr., Suite 105, Fairfax, VA  22030

 VSB Docket No. 18-052-109900

 On September 15, 2017, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Robert Lyman Isaac Shearer, Jr.’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

 

 

September 14, 2017

Shelly Renee Collette, Collette Law, LLC, P.O. Box 2111, Winchester, Virginia 22604

VSB Docket No. 18-000-110364

On September 14, 2017, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Shelly Renee Collette’s license to practice law on impairment grounds.

View Collette Order (PDF posted 9/19/17)

 

September 5, 2017

Karl Leonard Larson, Arlington, Texas

VSB Docket No. 17-090-107631

 On September 1, 2017, the Ninth District Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand to Karl Leonard Larson for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

 View Larson Order (PDF posted 9/19/17

 

 

August 31, 2017

 Wayne Richard Hartke, Hartke Law Offices, 11890 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191

 VSB Docket No. 17-051-107328

  

On August 25, 2017, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Wayne Richard Hartke’s license to practice law for five years effective October 27, 2019, for violating professional rules that govern candor toward the tribunal. The suspension will be consecutive to a three-year suspension issued on October 27, 2016.

View Hartke Order (PDF posted 9/19/17)

 

 

July 21, 2017

Jud Andrew Fischel, Jud A. Fischel, P.C., 24 Ashby Street, Warrenton, VA 20186-3236

VSB Docket No. 17-070-106687

On July 10, 2017, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Jud Andrew Fischel’s license to practice law based on his affidavit consenting to the revocation. By tendering his consent to revocation at a time when allegations of misconduct are pending, Fischel acknowledges that the material facts upon which the allegations of misconduct are pending are true.

View Fischel Order (PDF posted 8/10/17)

 

July 17, 2017

Christopher Paul Schewe, 216 South Patrick Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

VSB Docket No. 17-042-108562

Effective June 30, 2017, the Virginia State Bar Fourth District Committee, Section II, issued a public reprimand without terms to Christopher Paul Schewe for failing to comply with earlier terms issued for violating the professional rule that governs competence.

View Schewe Order (PDF posted 8/10/17)

 

 

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