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Disciplinary Actions - 5/20/15

May 20, 2015

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.

Resignation
R. Joseph Howell, of Martin County, resigned from the Indiana bar effective May 15. Any disciplinary proceedings pending against him are dismissed as moot. He must wait at least five years before petitioning for reinstatement.

Kathryn Janeway, of Hendricks County, resigned from the Indiana bar effective May 8. Any disciplinary proceedings against her are dismissed as moot. She must wait at least five years before petitioning for reinstatement.

Suspension
Andrew D. Thomas, of Vanderburgh County, has been suspended for 240 days without automatic reinstatement beginning June 23. The justices found he engaged in attorney misconduct by, among other things, neglecting a client’s case, pervasive mismanagement of his attorney trust account and converting client funds.•

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