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Disciplinary System Actions

January 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 August 21, 2018

 

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)

 

June 27, 2018

Nancy Beth White, 42 Broad St Rd. #301, Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103

VSB Docket No. 17-033-106515

On June 25, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Third District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to Nancy Beth White for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, safekeeping of property, and bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View White Order (PDF posted 6/27/18

 

June 27, 2018

Jejomar Guarin Untalan, Untalan Law Firm, 106H Oakgrove Road, Sterling, VA 20166

VSB Docket No. 18-000-111882

Effective May 25, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Jejomar Guarin Untalan’s license to practice law in Virginia for a period of six months with all but 60 days stayed in favor of a one-year period of probation – subject to conditions imposed by the District of Columbia. This was an imposition of reciprocal discipline, based on his suspension by the District of Columbia.

View Untalan Order (PDF posted 7/9/18)

 

June 27, 2018

Robert Lyman Isaac Shearer Jr., Law Offices of Robert Shearer, 6012 Frederick Street, Springfield VA 22150

VSB Docket No. 18-052-109900

Effective June 22, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Robert Lyman Isaac Shearer Jr.’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for three years for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, safekeeping of property, declining or terminating representation, and bar admission and disciplinary matters.

View Shearer Order (PDF posted 7/3/18)

 

June 22, 2018

Leslie Dana Silverman, 3470 Olney Laytonsville Road, Suite 333, Olney, MD 20832 

VSB Docket No. 18-000-111671

Effective June 22, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Leslie Dana Silverman’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia based on her December 5, 2017, disbarment from the practice of law in the District of Columbia by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

View Silverman Order (PDF posted 7/6/18)

 

June 22, 2018

Michael Anthony Lormand, Glen Allen, VA 23059

VSB Docket No. 18-031-112311

Effective June 22, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Michael Anthony Lormand’s license to practice law based on violations of the rules of professional conduct governing communication, fees, safekeeping of property, declining or terminating representation, and misconduct.

View Lormand Order (PDF posted 7/6/18)

  

June 8, 2018

Brian Austin Revercomb, 9428 Kings Highway, P. O. Box 610, King George, Virginia 22485-0610

VSB Docket No. 18-060-111408

On June 8, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Brian Austin Revercomb’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

View Revercomb Order (PDF posted 6/8/18)

 

June 7, 2018

Rory Kieran Nugent, 1280 Mason Mill Court, Herndon, VA 20170 

VSB Docket No. 17-053-109426

Effective June 6, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Rory Kieran Nugent’s license to practice law for a period of two and one-half years for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, truthfulness in statements to others, and misconduct.

View Nugent Order (PDF posted 6/7/18)

 

June 6, 2018

Terry Richard Driskill, P.O. Box 1381, Hopewell, VA 23861

VSB Docket No. 18-031-110979

On June 5, 2018, the Third District, Section I Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand with terms to Terry Richard Driskill for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, and communication. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Driskill Order (PDF posted 6/6/18)

 

June 4, 2018  *

William Franklin Burton, Adams,  Burton & Moawad, P.C., 5425 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 600, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815.

VSB Docket No. 18-051-111397

On June 4, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended William Franklin Burton’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

View Burton Order (PDF posted 6/4/18)        

* On July 11, 2018, Mr. Burton complied with the subpoena duces tecum and the suspension was lifted.

 

June 1, 2018

Leslie Dana Silverman, Law Office of Leslie Silverman, 3470 Olney Laytonsville Road, Suite 333, Olney, MD 20832 

VSB Docket No. 18-000-111671

Effective June 1, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board summarily suspended Leslie Dana Silverman’s license to practice law in Virginia. The suspension was based on her December 5, 2017, disbarment from the practice of law in the District of Columbia by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. The board ordered Silverman to appear before the board on June 22, 2018, to show cause why the same discipline that was imposed in the District of Columbia should not be imposed by the board.

View Silverman Order (PDF posted 6/1/18)

  

June 1, 2018

Jejomar Guarin Untalan, Untalan Law Firm, 106H Oakgrove Road, Sterling, VA 20166-9409

VSB Docket No. 18-000-111882

Effective June 1, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board summarily suspended Jejomar Guarin Untalan’s license to practice law in Virginia. The suspension was based on the December 7, 2017, six-month suspension – all but sixty days stayed in favor of a one-year period of probation with conditions – of his license to practice in the District of Columbia by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. The board ordered Untalan to appear before the board on June 22, 2018, to show cause why the same discipline that was imposed in the District of Columbia should not be imposed by the board.

View Untalan Order (PDF posted 6/1/18)

 

May 31, 2018

Thomas Brian Haddock, 3905 Railroad Avenue, Suite 104, Fairfax, VA 22030-3933

VSB Docket No. 17-051-108077

On May 30, 2018, the Fifth District, Section I Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand with terms to Thomas Brian Haddock for violating professional rules that govern competence, scope of representation, diligence, communication, safekeeping of property, and declining or terminating representation. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Haddock Order (PDF posted 6/13/18)

 

May 31, 2018    *

 

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

 

VSB Docket No. 18-022-111805

 

On May 31, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended John James McNally’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

 

View McNally Order (PDF posted 5/31/18)

*On July 3, 2018, Mr. McNally complied with the subpoena duces tecum and the suspension was lifted.

 

May 30, 2018

Jahangir Ghobadi, Jahangir Ghobadi, P.C., 46799 Sweet Birch Ter., Sterling, VA 20164-2263

VSB Docket No. 18-052-110740

On May 25, 2018, the Fifth District, Section II Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand without terms to Jahangir Ghobadi for violating professional rules that govern candor toward the tribunal and bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Ghobadi Order (PDF posted 5/30/18)

 

May 23, 2018

Christopher Broughton Shedlick, 6408-R Seven Corners Place, Falls Church, VA 22044

VSB Docket Nos. 18-053-109901 and 18-053-110818

On May 22, 2018, the Fifth District, Section III Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand with terms to Christopher Broughton Shedlick for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property and misconduct. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Shedlick Order (PDF posted 5/23/18)

 

 

May 22, 2018

Melvin Lorenzo Todd Jr., 2020 A E. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23223

VSB Docket No. 17-032-107501

On May 21, 2018, the Third District, Section II Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand without terms to Melvin Lorenzo Todd Jr. for violating professional rules that govern diligence and communication. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Todd Order (PDF posted 5/22/18)

 

 

May 16, 2018

 

Cynthia Ann King, Esq., Cynthia A. King, P.C., Suite 202, 2832 South Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23452

 

VSB Docket No. 18-021-107996

 

On May 15, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Cynthia Ann King’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

 

View King Order (PDF posted 5/16/18)

 

 

May 15, 2018 *

 

Jason Michael Breneman, COTULaw, PO Box 405, Ashland, Virginia 23005

 

VSB Docket No. 18-032-111093

 

On May 15, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Jason Michael Breneman’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

 

View Breneman Order (PDF posted 5/15/18)

*On May 17, 2018, Mr. Breneman complied with the subpoena duces tecum and the suspension was lifted.

 

April 30, 2018

Ashraf Wajih Nubani, AWN Point Law, P.L.L.C., 7600 Ruxton Drive, Springfield, VA 22153

VSB Docket No. 17-051-107890

Effective April 27, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Ashraf Wajih Nubani’s license to practice law for a period of 60 days for violating professional rules that govern the safekeeping of property.

View Nubani Order (PDF posted 5/14/18)

 

April 27, 2018

Karl Galen Blanke, The Law Office of Karl G. Blanke, P.O. Box 112, Burke, VA 22009

VSB Docket Nos. 18-052-110532 and 18-052-110090  

On April 26, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Karl Galen Blanke’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, Blanke acknowledges that the material facts upon which the allegations of misconduct pending are true.

View Blanke Order (PDF posted 4/27/18)

 

April 3, 2018

Richard Murray, 6441 Seagull Drive, Unit 269, Bradenton, FL 34210

VSB Docket No. 15-053-101605

On March 30, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Richard Murray’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, Murray acknowledges that the material facts upon which the allegations of misconduct are pending are true. 

View Murray Order (PDF posted 4/3/18)

 

April 3, 2018   *   **

Joseph Dee Morrissey, 605 East Nine Mile Road, Henrico, VA 23075

VSB Docket Nos. 15-033-100800, 15-033-102037 and 16-033-104333

By order entered March 30, 2018, the Circuit Court for the City of Richmond revoked Joseph Dee Morrissey’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The revocation is effective June 15, 2018. The three-judge panel found that Morrissey violated professional rules regarding misconduct, the responsibilities of partners and supervisory lawyers, and the unauthorized practice of law.

View Morrissey Order (PDF posted 6/12/18)

*On June 13, 2018, Mr. Morrissey filed an appeal with the Supreme Court of Virginia.

** On June 14, 2018, the Supreme Court of Virginia denied a stay of the revocation pending the appeal.

 

April 3, 2018

Laura Reed Wright, 2630 Gaylord Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018

VSB Docket No. 17-080-107279

On April 2, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Laura Reed Wright’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, Wright acknowledges that the material facts upon which the allegations of misconduct are pending are true.

View Wright Order (PDF posted 4/3/18)

 

March 29, 2018

Jacob Leon Parrott, Law Office of J. Leon Parrott, 360 McKendree Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

VSB Docket No. 18-000-111546

By order entered March 16, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board approved an agreed disposition suspending Jacob Leon Parrott’s license to practice law for a period of nine months. This was an imposition of reciprocal discipline, based on his suspension by the Supreme Court of South Carolina. The suspension is effective February 28, 2018.

View Parrott Order (PDF posted 3/20/18)

 

March 28, 2018

Brent Alan Jackson, Brent A. Jackson & Associates, PC, 10 E. Franklin Street, Suite 302, Richmond, VA 23219

VSB Docket No. 17-032-107486

On February 16, 2018, a Circuit Court for the City of Richmond issued a public reprimand with terms to Brent Alan Jackson for violating professional rules that govern the safekeeping of property. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Jackson Order (PDF posted 3/28/18)

 

March 23, 2018

B. Walter Billips, 21st Century Computers Inc., P O Box 987, Grundy, VA 24614

VSB Docket No. 17-102-108947

Effective, March 23, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked B. Walter Billips' privilege to practice law based on violations of the rules of professional conduct governing the unauthorized practice of law.

View Billips Order (PDF posted 4/24/18)

 

March 23, 2018

Shelly Renee Collette, 215 Sharp St, Unit A, Winchester, VA 22601

VSB Docket Nos. 17-000-109602, 16-070-106417, 17-070-109171, 17-070-107402, 17-070-109713, 17-070-109327, 17-070-108513, 17-070-108583 and 17-070-109688

Effective March 23, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Shelly Renee Collette’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, Collette acknowledges that the material facts upon which the allegations of misconduct pending are true.

View Collette Order (PDF posted 3/23/18)

 

March 14, 2018 *

 

Kathryn Suzanne Pennington, Esq., Pennington Law PLC, One Columbus Cntr Ste 600, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

 

VSB Docket No. 18-021-110932

 

On March 14, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Kathryn Suzanne Pennington’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

 

View Pennington Order (PDF posted 3/29/18)

*On April 10, 2018, Ms. Pennington complied with the subpoena duces tecum and the suspension was lifted.

 

March 8, 2018

Charles Gregory Phillips, 111 E. Clay Street, Salem, VA 24153 

VSB Docket Nos. 16-080-105744; 16-080-105771; 17-080-105457; 17-080-108275; and 17-080-108549; Circuit Court Case No. CL17001629-00

By order entered March 5, 2018, the Circuit Court for the County of Roanoke approved an agreed disposition suspending, with terms, Charles Gregory Phillips’ license to practice law for a period of 10 months. The suspension is effective June 1, 2018. The three-judge panel found that Phillips violated professional rules regarding diligence, communication, fees, the safekeeping of property, declining and terminating representation, responsibilities regarding non-lawyer assistants, and bar admission and disciplinary matters.  

View Phillips Order (PDF posted 3/8/18)

 

March 6, 2018

Bryan James Waldron, 11312 Lapham Drive, Oakton, Virginia 22124

VSB Docket No. 18-051-111321

On March 6, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Bryan James Waldron’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

View Waldron Order (PDF posted 3/29/18)

 

February 21, 2018

Shelly Renee Collette, Collette Law, LLC, PO Box 2111, Winchester, VA 22604

VSB Docket No. 18-000-111181

On February 16, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Shelly Renee Collette’s license to practice law for a period of one year and one day pursuant to rules governing board proceedings upon a guilty plea or an adjudication of a crime. Collette’s license had been summarily suspended on January 5, 2018.

View Collette Order (PDF posted 3/20/18)

 

February 21, 2018

William Lee Andrews III, 5680 Castle View Lane, Roanoke VA 24018

VSB Docket No. 13-080-095570

Effective February 16, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended William Lee Andrews III’s license to practice law for a period of 14 months for violating professional rules that govern the safekeeping of property, bar admission and disciplinary matters, and misconduct.

View Andrews Order (PDF posted 3/13/18)

 

February 21, 2018

Brent Lavelle Barbour, The Barbour Law Firm, 107 Widgeon Court, Lynchburg, VA 24503

VSB Docket No. 16-102-106014

Effective February 16, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Brent Lavelle Barbour’s license to practice law based on violations to the rules of professional conduct governing competence, diligence, communication, fairness to opposing party and counsel, and misconduct. The respondent was not present at the disciplinary proceeding, and the Board directed the clerk of the disciplinary system to forward a copy of the summary order to him.

View Barbour Order (PDF posted 3/15/18)

 

February 8, 2018

Cynthia Ann King, Esq, Cynthia A. King, P.C., Suite 202, 2832 South Lynnhaven Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

VSB Docket No. 18-021-110809

On February 8, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Cynthia Ann King’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

View King Order (PDF posted 3/29/18)

 

January 23, 2018

Ana Maria Cuitino, 6602 McLean Ct., McLean, VA 22101

VSB Docket Nos. 17-051-105629, 17-051-106484

On January 19, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Fifth District Section I Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to Ana Maria Cuitino for violating the rules that govern diligence, communication, safekeeping of property, and declining or terminating representation. This was an agreed disposition of the charges.

View Cuitino Order (PDF posted 1/23/18)

 

January 10, 2018

Kimberly Lisa Marshall, P.O. Box 921, Poolesville, MD 20837

VSB Docket No. 15-070-100583

On January 9, 2018, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Kimberly Lisa Marshall’s license to practice law for a period of one year and one day for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, the safekeeping of property, declining or terminating representation, and misconduct.

View Marshall Order (PDF posted 1/10/18)

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