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Disciplinary System Actions

July 2022 – 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 served on 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 October 7, 2022

    

 

October 7, 2022

Shena Dixon Mason, Shena Dixon Mason PLLC, 1141 Keokuk Terrace N.E., Leesburg, VA  20176

VSB Docket No. 22-070-124601

Effective October 4, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Shena Dixon Masons license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for one year and one day with terms for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, fees, confidentiality of information, conflict of interest: general rule, safekeeping property, declining or terminating representation, meritorious claims and contentions, candor toward the tribunal, bar admission and disciplinary matters, and misconduct. This matter came before the Board as an Agreed Disposition pursuant to Part 6, § IV, ¶ 13-6.H of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia.

View Mason Order

 

 

October 4, 2022

Leslie Anne Shopf, Law Office of Leslie A. Shopf, PO Box 3355, Reston, VA  20195

VSB Docket No 22-053-124212

Effective October 4, 2022, the Fifth District, Section III Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand without terms to Leslie Anne Shopf for violating the professional rule that governs diligence. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Shopf Order

 

 

October 4, 2022

Dennis Eugene Pryba, II, Law Office of Dennis E. Pryba, II, Esq., 7777 Leesburg Pike, #405N, Falls Church, VA 22043

VSB Docket No. 22-051-124743

On October 4, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Dennis Eugene Pryba, II's license to practice for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the Bar.

View Pyba Order

 

 

September 30, 2022

Justin Todd Daniel, The Daugherty Law Firm, P.C., Suite 106, 9315 Center Street, Manassas, VA  20110

VSB Docket No. 22-051-124240

Effective September 28, 2022, the Fifth District, Section I Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand with terms to Justin Todd Daniel for violating professional rules that govern competence, diligence, and communication. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Daniel Order

 

 

 September 29, 2022

Timothy Williams Barbrow, Law Office of Timothy W. Barbrow, 403-A William Street, Fredericksburg, VA  22401

VSB Docket No. 22-060-124899

Effective September 28, 2022, the Sixth District Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand with terms to Timothy Williams Barbrow for violating professional rules that govern communication and safekeeping property. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Barbrow Order

 

 

September 29, 2022

S.W. Dawson, Dawson, P.L.C., PO Box 58, Norfolk, VA 23501

VSB Docket No. 22-060-124330

Effective September 21, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Sixth District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to S.W. Dawson for violating professional riles that govern competence, diligence, communication, fees, and declining or terminating representation.  This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Dawson Order

 

 

 

September 22, 2022

Edward Emad Moawad, McLean Executive Counsel, P.C., 1750 Tysons Blvd. Ste. 1500, McLean, VA 22102

VSB Docket No. 23-000-124925

By order entered and effective September 19, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Edward Emad Moawad's license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  This was an agreed reciprocal dispostion of misconduct charges based on Moawad's revocation in Maryland. 

View Moawad Order

 

 

September 16, 2022

Paul Andrew Murphy, 6231 Leesburg Pike Ste 404, Falls Church, VA 22044

VSB Docket No. 23-000-126661

On September 16, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Paul Andrew Murphy’s license to practice law on impairment grounds.

 

 

September 13, 2022

Brian Jeffrey Rosenberg, 11309 Broad Green Dr., Potomac, MD  20854

VSB Docket No. 23-000-126587

By order entered and effective September 12, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board indefinitely suspended Brian Jeffrey Rosenberg’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia based on his indefinite suspension by the Court of Appeals of Maryland on August 10, 2022. Rosenberg may apply for reinstatement after 90 days, with proof of reinstatement in Maryland before he is admitted in Virginia.  This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Rosenberg Order

 

 

September 7, 2022

Janet A. Smith, 4270 John Marr Drive, Suite 201, Annandale, VA  22003

VSB Docket No. 22-052-123727

Effective September 6, 2022, the Fifth District, Section II Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar issued a public reprimand without terms to Janet A. Smith for violating professional rules that govern communication and bar admission and disciplinary matters. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Smith Order

 

 

September 2, 2022

Brian Jeffrey Rosenberg, 11309 Broad Green Dr., Potomac, MD  20854

VSB Docket No. 23-000-126587

Ordered on August 26, 2022, and effective September 2, 2022, pursuant to Rules of the Supreme Court Part Six, Section IV, Paragraph 13-24, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board summarily suspended Brian Jeffrey Rosenberg’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia based on his indefinite suspension by the Court of Appeals of Maryland on August 10, 2022. He was ordered to appear before the Board on September 23, 2022, to show cause why the same discipline that was imposed in Maryland should not be imposed in Virginia.

View Rosenberg Order

 

 

August 29, 2022

Tina Tracy Neyhart, Neyhart & McConnell, P.O. Box 196, Blacksburg, VA  24063-0196

VSB Docket No. 22-101-124323

Effective August 26, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Tina Tracy Neyhart’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth for violating professional rules that govern communication; safekeeping property; declining or terminating representation; and bar admission and disciplinary matters.

View Neyhart Order

 

 

August 29, 2022

Alfred Lincoln Robertson, Jr., Robertson Law Office, PLLC, 6575 Edsall Rd., Springfield, VA 22151

VSB Docket No. 22-042-125695

Effective August 26, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Alfred Lincoln Robertson, Jr.’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for 12 months for failure to fulfill the terms imposed by the Fourth District Subcommittee, Section II on May 31, 2016, in VSB Docket Nos. 15-042-101082 and 15-042-102961.

View Robertson Order

 

 

August 26, 2022

Stephen James Kaufmann, P.O. Box 669, Luray, VA 22835

VSB Docket No. 23-000-126368

On August 26, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Stephen James Kaufmann’s license to practice law on impairment grounds.

View Kaufmann Order

 

 

August 24, 2022

Richelle Denise Moore, Richelle D. Moore, PLC, Suite B, 910 Littlepage Street, Fredericksburg, VA  22401

VSB Docket Nos. 22-060-123620 & 22-060-123639

Effective August 24, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Richelle Denise Moores license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for three years without terms for violating professional rules that govern communication, diligence, safekeeping property, bar admission and disciplinary matters, and misconduct. This matter came before the Board as an accepted Agreed Disposition pursuant to Part 6, § IV, ¶ 13-6.H of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia.

View Moore Order

 

 

August 9, 2022

Nosuk Pak Kim, Cowardin & Kim PLC, 601 Thimble Shoals Blvd, Ste 210, Newport News, VA  23606

VSB Docket No.: 22-021-125149

Effective August 5, 2022, the Virginia State Bar revoked Nosuk Pak Kim’s privilege to practice law in the Commonwealth based on her affidavit consenting to the revocation. By tendering her consent to revocation at a time when a disciplinary complaint, investigation, or proceeding is pending, Kim acknowledges that the material facts upon which the disciplinary complaint, Investigation, or proceeding are predicated are true.

View Kim Order

 

 

July 29, 2022* **

Bradley Glenn Pollack, Attorney at Law, 440 North Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664

Circuit Court No.: CL21001114-00
VSB Docket Nos.:
21-070-120540, 21-070-121524
and 21-070-121548

By Order entered July 1, 2022, and effective July 30, 2022, the Circuit Court for the County of Shenandoah suspended Bradley Glenn Pollack’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for a period of six months with terms for violating the professional rules governing safekeeping property and declining or terminating representation.

*On August 11, 2022, Mr. Pollock filed a notice of appeal.

**On August 15, 2022, the Supreme Court of Virginia granted a stay of the suspension during the pendency of the appeal, until further order of the Court.

View Pollack Order

 

 

July 29, 2022

Dale Reese Jensen, 606 Bull Run Court, Staunton, Virginia 24401

Circuit Court No.: CL21-653
VSB Docket Nos.: 20-080-118487, 21-080-121205, 21-080-122456, 21-080-122790

Ordered June 23, 2022, a three-judge panel suspended, with terms, Dale Reese Jensen’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for 60 days beginning August 1, 2022, for violating professional rules that govern communication; fees; safekeeping property; safekeeping property (in effect after March 2020); and responsibilities regarding nonlawyer assistants.

View Jensen Order

 

 

July 22, 2022

John Edward Williams, 3213 Duke Street, Ste 601, Alexandria, VA 22314

VSB Docket No. 21-041-120750

Effective July 20, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Fourth District Subcommittee, Section I issued a public reprimand with terms to John Edward Williams for violating professional rules that govern diligence, communication, fees, and safekeeping property. This was an agreed disposition of misconduct charges.

View Williams Order

 

 

July 19, 2022*

Joseph Ray Pope, 12136 Manor Walk Dr., Glen Allen, VA 23059

VSB Docket No. 21-031-121122

Effective July 15, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Joseph Ray Pope’s license to practice law in the Commonwealth for violating professional rules that govern meritorious claims and contentions; candor toward the tribunal; dealing with unrepresented persons; bar admission and disciplinary matters; and misconduct.

*On September 21, 2022, Mr. Pope filed a notice of appeal.

View Pope Order

 

 

July 8, 2022*

Ann Cabell Baskervill, Dinwiddie Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, P O Box 296, Dinwiddie, VA 23841

VSB Docket No: 22-000-126183

Effective July 6, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended Ann Cabell Baskervill’s license to practice law on impairment grounds.

View Baskervill Order

*On September 23, 2022, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board terminated the impairment suspension.  The reinstatement is effective September 23, 2022.

 

July 7, 2022

Jay A. Rosenberg, 3805 Edwards Road, Suite 550, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Effective July 6, 2022, a three-judge panel of the Circuit Court of Fairfax County revoked Jay A. Rosenberg’s privilege to practice law in the Commonwealth based on his affidavit consenting to the revocation. By tendering his consent to revocation at a time when a disciplinary complaint, Investigation, or Proceeding is pending, Rosenberg acknowledges that the material facts upon which the disciplinary complaint, Investigation, or Proceeding are predicated are true.

View Rosenberg Order

 

 

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