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Disciplinary System Actions

January 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 January 11, 2017

 

January 11, 2017

Joseph Francis Grove, Joseph F. Grove, PC, 9097 Atlee Station Road, Suite 116, Mechanicsville, Virginia 23116

VSB Docket No. 15-033-102813

On December 16, 2016, a three-judge panel of the Circuit Court for the County of Hanover issued a public admonition to Joseph Francis Grove for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and declining or terminating representation. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

 

January 11, 2016

Andrew Ira Becker, Law Office of Andrew Becker, P.C., One Columbus Circle, Suite 600, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462-6760

VSB Docket No. 16-051-103958

Effective January 11, 2017, a three-judge panel of the Circuit Court for the City of Virginia Beach suspended Andrew Ira Becker’s license to practice law for four years for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, fairness to opposing party and counsel, impartiality and decorum of the tribunal, truthfulness in statements to others, respect for rights of third persons, responsibilities regarding nonlawyer assistants, and misconduct. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

 

January 5, 2017

Jonathan David Esten, 9300 Grant Avenue, Suite 203, Manassas, VA  20110

VSB Docket Nos. 16-053-105611, 16-053-106296, 17-053-106333

On January 4, 2017, the Virginia State Bar Fifth District – Section III Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to Jonathan David Esten for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and declining or terminating representation. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

 

 

archives

Disciplinary Actions July 2016 - December 2016

Disciplinary Actions January 2016 - June 2016

Disciplinary Actions July 2015 - December 2015

Disciplinary Actions January 2015 - June 2015

Disciplinary Actions July 2014 - December 2014

Disciplinary Actions January 2014 - June 2014

Disciplinary Actions July 2013 - December 2013

Disciplinary Actions January 2013 - June 2013

Disciplinary Actions July 2012 - December 2012

Disciplinary Actions January 2012 - June 2012

Disciplinary Actions July 2011 - December 2011

Disciplinary Actions January 2011 - June 2011

Disciplinary Actions July 2010 - December 2010

Disciplinary Actions January 2010 - June 2010

Disciplinary Actions July 2009 - December 2009

Disciplinary Actions January 2009 - June 2009

Disciplinary Actions July 2008 - December 2008

Disciplinary Actions January 2008 - June 2008

Disciplinary Actions July 2007 - December 2007

Disciplinary Actions January 2007 - June 2007

Disciplinary Actions July 2006 - December 2006

Disciplinary Actions January 2006 - June 2006

Disciplinary Actions July 2005 - December 2005

Disciplinary Actions January 2005 - June 2005

Disciplinary Actions July 2004 - December 2004

Disciplinary Actions January 2004 - June 2004

Disciplinary Actions July 2003 - December 2003

Disciplinary Actions January 2003 - June 2003

Disciplinary Actions July 2002 - December 2002

Disciplinary Actions January 2002 - June 2002

Disciplinary Actions July 2001 - December 2001

Disciplinary Actions January 2001 - June 2001

Disciplinary Actions July 2000 - December 2000

Disciplinary Actions January 2000 - June 2000

Disciplinary Actions July 1999 - December 1999

Disciplinary Actions January 22, 1999 - June 1999

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