VIRGINIA: BEFORE THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR DISCIPLINARY BOARD


IN THE MATTER OF

LAWRENCE BRADFORD HASKIN

VSB Docket No. 03-000-2020


ORDER OF INDEFINITE SUSPENSION FOR DISABILITY


On the 28th day of February, 2003, a hearing in this matter was held before a duly convened panel of the Board consisting of Janipher W. Robinson, Esquire, Robert L. Freed, Esquire, David R. Schultz, Esquire, Mr. Thaddeus T. Crump, (Lay Member), and Karen A. Gould, Esquire, Chair presiding.

Present were the Virginia State Bar, by its Assistant Bar Counsel Richard E. Slaney, and Elliott P. Park, Esq., the guardian ad litem appointed by the Board for the Respondent, Lawrence Bradford Haskin. Mr. Park and Mr. Slaney tendered to the Board an Agreement Regarding Disability Proceeding and Pending and Future Misconduct Complaints (the Agreement) executed by Mr. Haskin, Mr. Park and Mr. Slaney.

Having reviewed the tendered Agreement, the Board accepts the Agreement and

ORDERS that effective February ____, 2003, the law license of Respondent Lawrence Bradford Haskin be and hereby is SUSPENDED indefinitely pursuant to Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph13(I)(5)(e)(1) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia (the Rules) on the grounds that the Respondent suffers from a Disability as defined in Paragraph 13(A) of the Rules. The suspension shall be terminated only after a hearing upon determination by the Board that the disability no longer exists.

The Board further

ORDERS pursuant to the provisions of Paragraph 13(M) of the Rules that the Respondent shall forthwith give notice by certified mail, return receipt requested, of the suspension of his license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all clients for whom he is currently handling matters and to all opposing attorneys and presiding judges in pending litigation. The Respondent shall also make appropriate arrangements for the disposition of matters then in his care in conformity with the wishes of his clients. The Respondent shall give such notice within fourteen (14) days of the effective date of this suspension order, and make such arrangements as are required herein within forty-five (45) days of the effective date of the suspension order. The Respondent shall furnish proof to the Bar within sixty (60) days of the effective date of the suspension order that such notices have been timely given and such arrangement for the disposition of matters made. Issues concerning the adequacy of the notice and arrangements required herein shall be determined by the Board, which may impose a sanction of revocation or suspension for failure to comply with these requirements.

A copy teste of this Order shall be served via certified mail, return receipt requested, upon the Respondent, Lawrence Bradford Haskin, at 1816 Duke Of Norfolk Quay, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454, his address of record with the Virginia State Bar, by regular mail to his guardian ad litem, Elliott P. Park, Esquire, Park and Company, 1011 East Main Street, Suite 300, Richmond, Virginia 23219, and by hand to Richard E. Slaney, Assistant Bar Counsel, at the Virginia State Bar.




ENTERED THIS _____DAY OF _______________, 2003

THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR DISCIPLINARY BOARD



BY__________________________________________

Karen A. Gould, Second Vice Chair