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Disciplinary System Actions

July 2014 – 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 August 29, 2014

 

 


August 28, 2014

James Gordon Kincheloe, Jr., Suite 202, 4084 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030-6803

VSB Docket Nos. 12-051-091587, 15-000-100089

On August 21, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked James Gordon Kincheloe, Jr.’s license to practice law based on his affidavit consenting to revocation and his conviction of a felony. In consenting to the revocation, Mr. Kincheloe acknowledged that the disciplinary charges against him are true and that he could not successfully defend against them.

 

August 28, 2014

George William Sadler Jr., 8327 Whitewood Rd, Richmond, VA 23235

VSB Docket No. 14-033-096930

On August 27, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Third District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to George William Sadler Jr. for violating professional rules that govern competence and diligence. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

 

August 28, 2014

Neal Orion Reid, Law Offices of Neal O. Reid, P.C., Suite 308, 4914 Radford Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23230

VSB Docket No. 13-033-093292

Effective August 29, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Neal Orion Reid’s license to practice law for six months, with terms, for violating professional rules that govern fees, safekeeping property, and misconduct.

 

August 25, 2014

W. Austin Cooper, 2150 River Plaza Dr Ste 164, Sacramento, CA 95833

VSB Docket No. 14-000-099529

On August 22, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked W. Austin Cooper’s license to practice law based on his disbarment by the Supreme Court of California. Mr. Cooper’s Virginia license had been summarily suspended on August 1, 2014.

 

August 25, 2014

Gwen Anne Carpenter, Law Office of Gwen A. Carpenter, Suite 400,

500 Montgomery Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

VSB Docket No. 14-000-096559

On August 22, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Gwen Anne Carpenter’s license to practice law for failing to comply with the duties of a suspended lawyer. 

 

August 25, 2014

John F. Kane, 2428 Almeda Ave Ste 162, Norfolk, VA 23513

VSB Docket No. 15-000-099895

Effective March 29, 2015, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended John F. Kane’s license to practice law six months for failing to comply with the duties of a suspended lawyer. Mr. Kane’s license suspension will run consecutively to the suspension that was effective on March 28, 2014.

 

August 19, 2014

David Richards DuBose, DuBose Law Office, P.L.C., P. O. Box 1823, Richmond, Virginia 23226

VSB Docket Nos. 14-032-097904, 14-032-098816, 14-032-099034, and

14-032-099869

On August 18, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Third District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to David Richards DuBose for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and declining or terminating representation. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

 

August 18, 2014

Kelly Ralston Dennis, Suite 200, 6718 Whittier Avenue, McLean, VA 22101

VSB Docket Nos. 13-051-095075 and 14-041-099075

Effective September 1, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Kelly Ralston Dennis’s license to practice. In consenting to the revocation, Mr. Dennis acknowledged that the disciplinary charges against him are true and that he could not successfully defend against them.

 

August 18, 2014

James Pearce Brice Jr., Law Office of James P. Brice, Jr., 3500 Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 217, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

VSB Docket No. 14-000-099439

On June 27, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended James Pearce Brice Jr.’s license to practice law for one year and one day for failing to comply with the duties of a suspended lawyer.

 

August 18, 2014

Henry A. Whitehurst, 21 East Main Street, P.O. Box 6066, Christiansburg, Virginia  24068

VSB Docket No. 15-000-099005

On August 15, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Henry A. Whitehurst's license to practice law on impairment grounds.

 

August 13, 2014

Roger Kent Grillo, 101 Market Street, Onancock, Virginia 23417

VSB docket No. 15-000-100140

On August 5, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Roger Kent Grillo's license to practice law on  impairment grounds.

 

August 6, 2014

Michael Alan Ward

Fairfax, Virginia

13-051-092489

On May 28, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Fifth District Committee, Section I, issued a public reprimand with terms to Michael Alan Ward for violating professional rules that govern diligence and communication.

 

July 9, 2014

William Craig Meyer II, P.O. Box 1053, Chatham, VA 24531-1053

VSB Docket Nos. 14-090-096700, 14-090-096586

On July 7, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Ninth District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to William Craig Meyer II for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Meyer Order   (PDF Posted 8/6/14)

 

July 9, 2014

Reuben Voll Greene, 3102 Moss Side Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222

VSB Docket No. 14-000-098387

Effective June 27, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Reuben Voll Greene’s license to practice law for failing to comply with the duties of a suspended lawyer. 

View Greene Order   (PDF Posted 8/6/14)

 

July 3, 2014

Paul Andrew Murphy, 6231 Leesburg Pike, Ste 404, Falls Church, Virginia 22044

VSB Docket Nos. 11-053-087272, 12-053-092130

On June 30, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Fifth District Subcommittee, Section III, issued a public reprimand with terms to Paul Andrew Murphy for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Murphy Order   (PDF Posted 8614)

 

July 3, 2014

Beverly Gray Stephenson, 4157 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4102

VSB Docket No. 14-000-099822

On July 2, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Beverly Gray Stephenson’s license to practice law on impairment grounds.

 

July 3, 2014

Stephen Lynn Hewlett, PO Box 2585, Petersburg, Virginia 23804

VSB Docket No. 4-031-098826

On June 24, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Third District, Section I, Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Stephen Lynn Hewlett for violating a professional rule that governs safekeeping property. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Hewlett Order   (PDF Posted 8/6/14)

 

July 3, 2014

Dena M. Roudybush,12210 Fairfax Towne Center, Suite 140, Fairfax, Virginia 22033

VSB Docket No. 14-053-097108

On June 30, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Fifth District Subcommittee, Section III, issued a public reprimand to Dena M. Roudybush for violating professional rules that govern professional independence of a lawyer and direct contact with potential clients. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Roudybush Order   (PDF Posted 8/6/14)

 

July 1, 2014

Carter Benjamin Garrett, Garrett & Garrett, P.C., PO Box 534, Bedford, VA 24523-0534

VSB Docket No. 14-090-097167

On June 30, 2014, the Virginia State Bar Ninth District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Carter Benjamin Garrett for violating professional rules that govern conflict of interest: former client, and communication with persons represented by counsel. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Garrett Order   (PDF Posted 8/6/14)

 

 

 

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