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DISCIPLINARY SUMMARIES
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Disciplinary Actions Taken by
the Board on Professional
Responsibility Hearing
Committees on Negotiated
Discipline

Disciplinary Actions Taken
by the Board on Professional
Responsibility

In re Jean M. Robinson. Bar No.
484954. January 22, 2019. The
Board on Professional
Responsibility's Ad Hoc Hearing
Committee recommends that the
D.C. Court of Appeals accept
Robinson's petition for negotiated discipline and suspend her
for 18 months with fitness for
violations of Virginia Rules of
Professional Conduct 1.3(c), 1.6(a),
and 8.4(c).

In re Michael M. Wilson. Bar No.
941674. January 17, 2019. The Board
on Professional Responsibility recommends that the D.C. Court of
Appeals suspend Wilson for 30
days, and that the 30-day period
of actual suspension begin on a
date Wilson selects - and reports
in advance to Disciplinary Counsel
- within 90 days after the court's
suspension order. While retained
to jointly represent family

Original Matters

members in a wrongful death/
medical malpractice case, Wilson
failed to provide competent representation, failed to consult with all
clients about settlement, failed to
keep a client reasonably informed
about the status of a matter and
failed to comply with reasonable
requests for information, failed to
explain the status of the matter
necessary to allow the client to
make informed decisions, and
represented clients when the representation was adversely affected
by representation of another
client. Rules 1.1(a), 1.2(a), 1.4(a),
1.4(b), and 1.7(b)(2).

The Office of Disciplinary Counsel
compiled the foregoing summaries
of disciplinary actions. Informal
Admonitions issued by Disciplinary
Counsel and Reports and
Recommendations issued by the
Board on Professional Responsibility
are posted at www.dcattorney
discipline.org. Most board
recommendations as to discipline are
not final until considered by the court.
Court opinions are printed in the
Atlantic Reporter and also are
available online for decisions issued
since August 1998. To obtain a copy
of a recent slip opinion, visit www.
dccourts.gov/court-of-appealsopinionsmemorandum-of-judgments.

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