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Disciplinary System Actions

July 2013 – December 2013

(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 July 9, 2014

 

 


December 27, 2013   *  **  

Joseph Graham Painter, Jr., P.O.  Box 51, Blacksburg, Virginia 24063

VSB Docket No. 13-000-095463

Effective December 20, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Joseph Graham Painter, Jr.’s  license to practice law on impairment grounds.

View Painter Order   (PDF Posted 1/30/14)

*On January 13, 2014, Mr. Painter filed an appeal with the Supreme Court of Virginia.

**On March 5, 2014, the Supreme Court of Virginia dismissed the appeal.

 

December 27, 1013

Marcus Noah Perdue, III, 416 West Locust Street, Covington, Virginia 24426

VSB Docket Nos. 14-080-096907, 14-080-097040, 14-080-097076, 14-080-097302, 14-080-097535

On December 27, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Marcus Noah Perdue, III, license to practice law for failure to comply with a subpoena duces tecum.

 

December 16, 2013

David Peter Buehler, 4310 Constance Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115

VSB Docket No. 12-021-090634

On December 13, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended David Peter Buehler’s license to practice law for six months for violating professional rules that govern diligence, meritorious claims and contentions, candor toward the tribunal, fairness to opposing party and counsel, respect for rights of third persons, and misconduct.

View Buehler Order   (PDF Posted 4/7/14)

 

December 13, 2013

William Shawn McDaniel, 1301 Rhode Island Avenue, Bristol, VA 24201

VSB Docket No. 14-102-096442

On December 13, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended William Shawn McDaniel's license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the bar.

 

December 2, 2013

Sara Elizabeth Chase, Law Office of Sara E. Chase, Attorney at Law, PC, Suite A, 4100 East Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23228

VSB Docket Nos. 14-032-096483 and 14-032-097189

On November 18, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Sara Elizabeth Chase’s license to practice law based on her affidavit consenting to revocation. In consenting to the revocation, Ms. Chase acknowledged that the disciplinary charges against her are true and that she could not successfully defend against them.

View Chase Order   (PDF Posted 1/30/14)

 

December 2, 2013

John George Crandley, Preston, Wilson & Crandley, 2404 Potters Road, Suite 500, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454

VSB Docket No. 13-021-094772

On November 19, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Second District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to John George Crandley for violating professional rules that govern fairness to opposing party and counsel, and judicial officials. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

view Crandley Order   (PDF Posted 1/30/14)

 

November 21, 2013

Jerri Lynn Fuller, Patrick Anderson & Associates, P.C., Suite 310, 333 N. Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

VSB Docket Nos. 12-042-089895 and 12-042-090282

On November 15, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Jerri Lynn Fuller’s license to practice law for five years for violating professional rules that govern confidentiality of information, safekeeping property, declining or terminating representation, bar admission and disciplinary matters, and misconduct.

View Fuller Order   (PDF Posted 1/30/14)

 

November 18, 2013

James Anthony Bullard Jr., James A. Bullard, Jr., P.C., 2916 Chamberlayne Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222

VSB Docket Nos., 13-032-092356, 13-032-093349, 13-032-093729, and 13-032-094006

Effective December 19, 2013, a three-judge panel of the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond suspended James Anthony Bullard Jr.’s license to practice law for sixty days for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, communication, and declining or terminating representation. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges. Mr. Bullard also agreed to a court-imposed ninety-day suspension, to run consecutively to the sixty-day suspension, for failing to comply with terms of a public reprimand issued on September 15, 2011, by the Virginia State Bar Third District – Section II Subcommittee.

View Bullard Order   (PDF Posted 1/30/14)

 

November 14, 2013

Dena M. Roudybush, Compliance Counsel, PC, 11325 Random Hills Road, Suite 360,

Fairfax, Virginia 22030

VSB Docket Nos. 11-053-087412, 12-053-088763, 13-053-092524, 12-053-088940, 12-053-093515, 13-052-090814

On November 12, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Fifth District – Section III Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to Dena M. Roudybush for violating professional rules that govern communication, fees, safekeeping property, scope of representation, and diligence. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Roudybush Order  (PDF Posted 11/22/13)

 

November 14, 2013

Jon Edward Shields, Jon E. Shields, P.C., P.O. Box 10007, Manassas, Virginia 20108-0595

VSB Docket No. 12-053-088550

On November 5, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Fifth District – Section III Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Jon Edward Shields for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property, communication, and declining or terminating representation. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Shields Order  (PDF Posted 11/22/13)

 

November 12, 2013

Vaughan Christopher Jones, Johnson Jones LLP, 1622 W. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220

VSB Docket No. 11-033-088134

Effective October 10, 2013, a three-judge panel of the Circuit Court for the City of Richmond issued a public reprimand to Vaughan Christopher Jones for violating professional rules that govern diligence.

View Jones Order   (PDF Posted 1/21/14)

 

November 4, 2013

Arthur Emerson Davis lll, 211 N Union Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314

VSB Docket No. 13-042-094524

On November 4, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Arthur Emerson Davis, III license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the bar.

 

November 1, 2013

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

VSB Docket Nos. 13-051-093454 and 12-051-090845

On October 28, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Fifth District – Section I Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to Kelly Ralston Dennis for violating a professional rule that governs bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Dennis Order  (PDF Posted 11/22/13)

 

November 1, 2013

Mike Meier, Suite 1100, 4000 Legato Road, Fairfax, VA 22033

VSB Docket No. 10-042-082944

On October 15, 2013, the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand to Mike Meier for violating professional rules that govern candor toward the tribunal and misconduct. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Meier Order  (PDF Posted 11/22/13)

 

October 30, 2013

William Scott Bradbury, 3012 Seven Oaks Place, Falls Church, Virginia 22042

VSB Docket No. 11-070-087393

On October 16, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended William Scott Bradbury’s license to practice law for three years for violating professional rules that govern fees, meritorious claims and contentions, fairness to opposing party and counsel, unauthorized practice of law, and misconduct. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Bradbury Order  (PDF Posted 11/22/13)

 

October 28, 2013

David Glenn Hubbard, 2414 New Berne Rd, Richmond, Virginia 23228-5918

VSB Docket Nos. 12-053-092285 and 13-053-092778

On October 25, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended David Glenn Hubbard’s license to practice law for three years for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and bar admission and disciplinary matters.

View Hubbard Order   (PDF Posted 1/30/14)

 

October 25, 2013

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

VSB Docket Nos. 11-080-086619 and 12-080-090260

On October 1, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Eighth District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Charles Gregory Phillips for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Phillips Order   (PDF Posted 1/30/14)

 

October 21, 2013     *

Jane Karen Eshagpoor, J.K. Eshagpoor, Attorney at Law, PC, Suite 410, 6802 Paragon Place, Richmond, Virginia 23230

VSB Docket No. 14-032-096051

On October 1, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Jane Karen Eshagpoor’s license administratively to practice law for failure to comply with a subpoena duces tecum.

*On October 10, 2013, Ms. Eshagpoor complied with the subpoena duces tecum and the suspension was lifted.

 

October 18, 2013

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

VSB Docket No. 13-090-094617

On October 16, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Ninth District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to William Craig Meyer II for violating professional rules that govern diligence and communication. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Meyer Order  (PDF Posted 11/22/13)

 

October 18, 2013

Marjorie Lancaster Wall, PO Box K, Farmville, Virginia 23901

VSB Dockets Nos. 13-031-095190, 13-031-095221

On October 15, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Marjorie Lancaster Wall’s license to practice law for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, safekeeping property, communication, fees, bar admission and disciplinary matters, and misconduct. In consenting to the revocation, Ms. Wall admitted that the charges against her are true and that she could not successfully defend against them.

View Wall Order  (PDF Posted 11/22/13)

 

October 17, 2013

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

VSB Docket Nos. 11-080-086619 and 12-080-090260

On October 1, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Eighth District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Charles Gregory Phillips for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Phillips Order (PDF Posted 10/18/13)

 

September 30, 2013

Carl Christen La Mondue, La Mondue Law Firm, P.L.C., 500 E Plume St Ste 400, Norfolk, VA 23510

VSB Docket No. 12-021-090850

On September 17, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Second District Section 1 Committee issued a public reprimand with terms to Carl Christen La Mondue for violating professional rules that govern fees.

View LaMondue Order (PDF Posted 10/18/13)

 

October 8, 2013

Leroy Wendell Allen Jr., Suite 200, 4906 Fitzhugh Avenue, Richmond, VA 23230-3519

VSB Docket Nos. 11-033-086969, 11-033-088198

On September 18, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a public reprimand with terms to Leroy Wendell Allen Jr. for violating professional rules that govern fees, responsibilities regarding nonlawyer assistants, professional independence of a lawyer, safekeeping property, and bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Allen Order (PDF Posted 10/18/13)

 

October 7, 2013

Jefrey Greg Booth, 1021 Hugo Street, Norfolk, VA 23513

VSB Docket No. 12-021-092018

Effective October 3, 2013 a three-judge panel of the Circuit Court for the City of Norfolk suspended Jefrey Greg Booth’s license to practice law for thirty days for violating professional rules that govern declining or terminating representation, unauthorized practice of law, and bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Booth Order  (PDF Posted 11/22/13)

 

October 2, 2013

Sara Elizabeth Chase, Law Office of Sara E. Chase, Attorney at Law, PC, Suite A, 4100 East Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23228

VSB Docket No. 13-032-094400

Effective November 15, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Sara Elizabeth Chase’s license to practice law for eighteen months for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, communication, safekeeping property, declining or terminating representation, and misconduct. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Chase Order (PDF Posted 10/18/13)

 

September 30, 2013

Clive Allen O’Leary, The Law Office of Clive A. O’Leary, Suite 208, 1440 Central Park Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

VSB Docket Nos. 12-060-091129, 14-000-096531

On September 27, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Clive Allen O’Leary’s license to practice law for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, declining or terminating representation, bar admission and disciplinary matters, and misconduct.

View O'Leary Order (PDF Posted 10/18/13)

 

September 20, 2013

Reuben Voll Greene, 217 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220

VSB Docket Nos. 11-033-086842 and 14-000-096410

On August 23, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Reuben Voll Greene’s license to practice law for one year for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property and bar admission and disciplinary matters.

View Greene Order (PDF Posted 10/18/13)

 

September 20, 2013

Ronald Alan Ray, Forrester & Ray, 6035 Burke Centre Pkwy Suite 270, Burke, VA

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VSB Docket No. 11-042-085067

On September 12, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Fourth District Section II Committee issued a public dismissal de minimis sanction to Ronald Alan Ray for violating a professional rule that governs communication with persons represented by counsel.

View Ray Order  (PDF Posted 11/22/13)

 

September 13, 2013

Hee Jung Jenny No, 6191 Freds Oak Road, Fairfax Station, VA 22039

VSB Docket No. 14-000-096390

On August 21, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Hee Jung Jenny No’s license to practice law. In consenting to the revocation, Ms. No acknowledged that the disciplinary charges against her are true and that she could not successfully defend against them. Ms. No’s license was previously suspended based on her conviction of a crime in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division.

View No Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

September 12, 2013

Gloria Salazar Calonge, Suite C8-S, 3705 South George Mason Drive, Falls Church, VA 22041

VSB Docket No. 10-052-082719

On September 4, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Fifth District -- Section II Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to Gloria Salazar Calonge for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property and unauthorized practice of law; multijurisdictional practice of law. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

view Calonge Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

September 11, 2013

Sara Elizabeth Chase, Law Office of Sara E. Chase, Attorney at Law, PC, Suite A, 4100 East Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23228

VSB Docket No. 13-032-095922

On September 9, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Third District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Sara Elizabeth Chase for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property. The alternative sanction of a public reprimand was imposed because Chase failed to comply with the terms of a private reprimand. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Chase Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

August 30, 2013

Marcus Noah Perdue III, 416 West Locust Street, Covington, VA 24426

VSB Docket Nos. 12-080-089050, 12-080-089874, 12-080-090906

On August 23, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Marcus Noah Perdue III’s license to practice law for one year for violating professional rules that govern candor toward the tribunal, fairness to opposing party and counsel, truthfulness in statements to others, judicial officials, and misconduct. Charges in two matters were dismissed.

View Perdue Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

August 30, 2013

Horace Frazier Hunter, 217 East Clay Street, Richmond, VA

VSB Docket No. 11-032-084907

On July 18, 2013, a three-judge panel of the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond reimposed a public admonition with terms on Horace Frazier Hunter for violating professional rules that govern communications concerning a lawyer's services and advertising. On November 8, 2011, the Third District Committee found that Mr. Hunter had violated professional rules that govern communications concerning a lawyer’s services and advertising and confidentiality of information. Mr. Hunter appealed the determination to the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond. The Circuit Court dismissed the committee’s finding that Mr. Hunter had violated Rule 1.6(a) of the Rules of Professional Conduct governing confidentiality of information, and it affirmed the district committee determination that Mr. Hunter violated Rules 7.1(a)(4) and 7.2(a)(3) regarding communications regarding a lawyer's services and advertising. The Supreme Court of Virginia affirmed the Circuit Court's findings, and the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari.

View Hunter Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

August 30, 2013

Joseph Barnwell Harvin, The Harvin Law Firm, Suite 303, 636 Gause Boulevard, Slidell, LA 70458

VSB Docket No. 13-000-096130

On August 16, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Joseph Barnwell Harvin’s license to practice law for thirty days based on the suspension of his license in Louisiana by the Supreme Court of Louisiana. This was an agreed disposition of reciprocal disciplinary action.

View Harvin Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

August 29, 2013

Timothy Allen Ward, 6415 Steeple Chase Lane, Manassas, Virginia 20111

VSB Docket Nos. 11-053-086798, 11-053-086132, 10-053-084357, 10-053-084192

On August 23, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Timothy Allen Ward’s license to practice law for two years for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, communication, declining or terminating representation, and bar admission and disciplinary matters.

View Ward Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

August 29, 2013

Todd Leslie Treadway, PO Box 50099, Arlington, Virginia 22205

VSB Docket No. 12-041-090996

On April 25, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a public reprimand to Todd Leslie Treadway for violating a professional rule that governs bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of disciplinary charges.

View Treadway Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

August 29, 2013

Brian Ray Dinning, Ray Dinning, Esq., P.O. Box 305, Stoystown, PA Norfolk, Virginia 15563

VSB Docket No. 11-010-085723

On August 1, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Brian Ray Dinning’s license to practice law based on his affidavit consenting to revocation. At the time of the revocation, disciplinary charges were pending against Mr. Dinning. He acknowledged the material facts on which charges were predicate were true and that he had pled guilty to crimes in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

View Dinning Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

August 29, 2013

Raymond Lewis Palmer, Suite 300, 116 North 3rd Street, Richmond, VA 23219

VSB Docket No. 12-033-089661

Effective September 1, 2013, the Circuit Court for the City of Richmond suspended Raymond Lewis Palmer’s license to practice law for forty-five days for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Palmer Order (9/27/13)

 

August 12, 2013

Jason Christopher Roper, 702 Lakeview Court, Mars, PA 16046

VSB Docket No. 12-021-092135

On June 25, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board issued a public reprimand with a term to Jason Christopher Roper for violating a professional rule that governs misconduct.

View Roper Order (9/27/13)

 

August 2, 2013

Matthew B. Murray, 1852 Wayside Place, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

VSB Docket Nos. 11-070-088405, 11-070-088422

On July 17, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Matthew B. Murray’s license to practice law for five years for violating professional rules that govern candor toward the tribunal, fairness to opposing party and counsel, and misconduct. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Murray Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

July 3, 2013

William L. Stables Jr., Suite 209, 57 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

VSB Docket No. 12-070-090590

On June 25, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Seventh District Subcommittee issued a public admonition with terms to William L. Stables Jr. for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, and bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Stables Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

July 3, 2013

Kenneth Allen Martin, The Martin Law Firm, Suite 200, 6723 Whittier Avenue, McLean, Virginia 22101

VSB Docket NO. 13-000-095407

On June 20, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Kenneth Allen Martin’s license to practice law for eighteen months based on his suspension by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. On June 7, 2013, the Disciplinary Board suspended his Virginia license pending a show cause hearing. Mr. Martin stipulated that his conduct violated rules that govern fees, safekeeping property, declining or terminating representation, and misconduct.

View Martin Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

July 3, 2013

Jeanne Lynn Dove-Taylor, Law Office of Jeanne Dove-Taylor, 15521 Real Estate Avenue, King George, VA 22485

VSB Docket No. 12-060-091009

On June 28, 2013, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Jeanne Lynn Dove-Taylor’s license to practice law for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property, bar admission and disciplinary matters, and misconduct.

View Dove-Taylor Order (PDF Posted 9/27/13)

 

 

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