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Disciplinary System Actions

July 2018 – 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.)

(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 September 19, 2018

 

September 19, 2018

 

Travis Joseph Tisinger, P.O. Box 307, Berryville, VA 22611

 

VSB Docket No.18-070-112910

 

On September19, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Travis Joseph Tisinger’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

 

View Tisinger Order (PDF posted 9/19/18)

 

September 14, 2018

Dana Lauren Tapper, 301 N. Riverwalk Drive, #215, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

VSB Docket No. 18-032-112017

On September 13, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Dana Lauren Tapper’s license to practice law based on her affidavit consenting to the revocation. By tendering her consent to revocation at a time when allegations of misconduct are pending, Tapper acknowledges that the material facts upon which the allegations of misconduct pending are true.

View Tapper Order (PDF posted 9/14/18)

  

September 11, 2018

Patrick Richard Blasz, Law Offices of Patrick R. Blasz, 10224 Tamarack Drive, Vienna, VA 22182

VSB Docket No. 18-052-108877

On September 11, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Patrick Richard Blasz’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

View Blasz Order (PDF posted 9/12/18)

 

September 11, 2018

John William Tripp, 468 Investors Place, Suite 202, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

VSB Docket Nos. 16-022-103341, 16-022-105230, 17-022-106582 and 17-022-109733; Circuit Court Case No. CL18-2672

By order entered September 10, 2018, the Circuit Court for the City of Virginia Beach approved an agreed disposition suspending, with terms, John William Tripp’s license to practice law in Virginia for a period of six months. The suspension is effective September 12, 2018. The three-judge panel found that Tripp violated professional rules governing competence, diligence, communication, fees, conflict of interest (prohibited transactions), client with impairment, safekeeping of property, and fairness to opposing party and counsel. VSB Docket No. 17-022-106582 was dismissed with prejudice, as set forth in the agreed disposition.

View Tripp Order (PDF posted 9/11/18)

 

September 4, 2018

John Lewis Taylor III, The Law Office of John LTaylor III, 2416 Jefferson Ave, Richmond, VA 23223

VSB Docket No. l 7-031-108347

On August 29, 2018, a Virginia State Bar Third District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand without terms to John Lewis Taylor III for violating professional rules that govern the impartiality and decorum of the tribunal. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Taylor Order (PDF posted 9/4/18)

 

August 29, 2018

Vincent Mark Amberly, 129 Harrison Street, NE, Leesburg, Virginia 20176

 

VSB Docket No. 17-053-107711

On August 28, 2018, a Virginia State Bar Fifth District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand without terms to Vincent Mark Amberly for violating professional rules that govern the safekeeping of property. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Amberly Order (PDF posted 8/29/18)

 

August 28, 2018

John James McNally, John J. McNally, P.C., P.O. Box 6366, Norfolk, VA 23508-0366

 

VSB Docket No. 18-022-111805

On August 28, 2018, a Virginia State Bar Second District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand without terms to John James McNally for violating professional rules that govern the safekeeping of property and bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View McNally Order (PDF posted 8/28/18)

  

August 21, 2018

Scott Alan Webber, Law Office of Scott A. Webber, PLLC, 1102 2nd Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

VSB Docket No. 19-000-113007

On August 21, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Scott Alan Webber’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, Webber acknowledges that the material facts upon which the allegations of misconduct pending are true.

View Webber Order (PDF posted 8/21/18)

 

August 10, 2018

 

Christopher Paul Reagan, Christopher P. Reagan, P.C., 741 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601

VSB Docket No. 17-010-108162

On August 10, 2018, a Virginia State Bar First District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand without terms to Christopher Paul Reagan for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, and communication. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Reagan Order (PDF posted 8/10/18)

 

August 2, 2018

Scott Alan Webber, Law Office of Scott A. Webber, PLLC, 1102 2nd Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

VSB Docket No. 19-000-113007

Effective August 2, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board summarily suspended Scott Alan Webber’s license to practice law in Virginia. The suspension was based on his June 25, 2018, guilty plea to a crime in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia. The board ordered Webber to appear before the board on August 24, 2018, to show cause why his license to practice law within the Commonwealth of Virginia should not be further suspended or revoked.

View Webber Order (PDF posted 8/2/18)

 

July 20, 2018

Lowell Alan Stanley, 6330 Newtown Rd., Ste. 324, P.O. Box 12639, Norfolk, VA 23541-0639

VSB Docket No. 17-021-109667

On July 20, 2018, the Second District Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand without terms to Lowell Alan Stanley for violating professional rules that govern the safekeeping of property. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Stanley Order (PDF posted 7/20/18)

 

July 16, 2018

Carrie Willis Witter, Coates & Davenport, 5206 Markel Rd, Suite 200, Richmond VA 23230

VSB Docket No. 18-000-112943

On July 13, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Carrie Willis Witter’s license to practice law on impairment grounds.

View Witter Order (PDF posted 7/16/18)

 

July 12, 2018

Bruce Edward Downing, P.O. Box 809, Winchester, VA 22604

VSB Docket Nos. 17-070-106921 and 17-070-107873

Effective April 23, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a public admonition to Bruce Edward Downing for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, communication, safekeeping property, declining or terminating representation, and bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Downing Order (PDF posted 7/12/18)

 

July 12, 2018

Alisa Lachow Correa, Abogados Law, PLC, 12934 Harbor Drive, Suite 110, Lake Ridge, VA 22192

VSB Docket No. 17-051-106642

Effective May 18, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a public reprimand with terms to Alisa Lachow Correa for violating professional rules that govern the safekeeping of property.

View Correa Order (PDF posted 7/12/18)

 

July 12, 2018 

William Aaron Cluett, 8418 O’Bannon Court, Suite 1011, Henrico, VA 23228

VSB Docket Nos. 16-032-106107, 17-032-108661 and 18-032-109836

On July 10, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a public reprimand with terms to William Aaron Cluett for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, and communication. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Cluett Order (PDF posted 7/12/18)

 

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