Disciplinary Actions – 11/4/15

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.

Private reprimand
The Indiana Supreme Court issued a private reprimand Oct. 15 to a Tippecanoe County attorney after finding she engaged in attorney misconduct by communicating ex parte with a judge without authorization to do so.

Termination of suspension
Dejaun L. Bouvean, of Marion County, had his suspension for noncooperation with the Disciplinary Commission terminated by the Indiana Supreme Court, effective Oct. 16. He has now cooperated with the commission’s investigation.•

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