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Disciplinary Actions - 9/10/14

September 10, 2014

The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission brings charges against attorneys who have violated the state’s rules for admission to the bar and Rules of Professional Conduct. The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications brings charges against judges, judicial officers, or judicial candidates for misconduct. Details of attorneys’ and judges’ actions for which they are being disciplined by the Supreme Court will be included unless they are not a matter of public record under the court’s rules.

Suspension
Jeffrey D. Heck, of Hamilton County, has been suspended immediately by the Indiana Supreme Court for failure to pay costs ordered in connection with proceedings under Indiana Admission and Discipline Rule 23. His suspension began Aug. 28 and will continue until Heck files for reinstatement and meets the requirements to be reinstated.

John A. Johnson, of Lake County, has been suspended immediately by the Indiana Supreme Court for failure to pay costs ordered in connection with proceedings under Indiana Admission and Discipline Rule 23. His suspension began Aug. 28 and will continue until Johnson files for reinstatement and meets the requirements to be reinstated.

Steven J. Ouellette, of Allen County, has been suspended for noncooperation with the investigation of a grievance. His suspension began Aug. 28 and shall continue until he fully cooperates with the Disciplinary Commission, the investigation or disciplinary proceeds are disposed of, or until further order of the court. Ouellette must pay $512.96 for the costs of prosecuting this matter.

Resignation
David Wyser, of Madison County, has resigned from the bar, effective Aug. 28. Wyser, who pleaded guilty last year to bribery in a federal public-corruption probe, had been suspended since Feb. 26.•

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