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.
St. Joseph County attorney Janee L.G. Mitchell’s Oct. 24, 2017, suspension for noncooperation with the disciplinary process was converted to an indefinite suspension, effective immediately, per a March 9 order. Mitchell failed to cooperate with the Disciplinary Commission’s investigation of two grievances against her.
Hamilton County attorney Robin L. Kelly was suspended for 90 days, beginning April 20, 2018, with 30 days served and the remainder stayed subject to completion of two years of monitoring by the Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program, following a second operating while intoxicated conviction, per a March 9 order.