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Disciplinary Actions — 3/7/2018

March 7, 2018

Indiana Lawyer Disciplinary ActionsThe 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.
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SUSPENSIONS

Tippecanoe County attorney Cynthia L. Garwood’s suspension of Sept. 28, 2017, was converted to an indefinite suspension for non-cooperation with the disciplinary process, per a Feb. 8 order. Garwood previously was suspended for failing to cooperate with the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission’s investigation of a grievance. Garwood did not respond to the commission’s motion to convert the suspension to an indefinite suspension. Chief Justice Loretta Rush did not participate in the otherwise unanimous order.

Marion County attorney Glen E. Davis Jr.’s suspension issued Oct. 12, 2017, for noncooperation with the disciplinary process was converted to an indefinite suspension per a Feb. 15 order. Davis has not responded to the commission’s inquiries regarding three grievances filed against him. Davis is ordered to reimburse the commission $513.54 for the costs of prosecuting the proceeding against him.

Hendricks County attorney Eric W.I. Anglin’s suspension of Oct. 12, 2017, for noncooperation with the disciplinary process was converted to an indefinite suspension per a Feb. 15 order. Davis has failed to cooperate with commission concerning two grievances filed against him. Anglin is ordered to reimburse the commission $519. 68 for the costs of prosecuting the proceeding against him.

Allen County attorney Robert John Wray was suspended for at least 90 days without automatic reinstatement for multiple findings of misconduct relating to client recruitment, fees and failing to effectively communicate with clients. Story, Page 11.•

 

 

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