Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Summary 2011 WY 69

Summary of Decision April 20, 2011
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Case Name: Bd. of Prof'l Responsibility, Wyo. State Bar v. Stith
Citation: 2011 WY 69

Docket Number: D-11-0002


Date of Decision: April 20, 2011
Facts: Respondent failed to disclose the existence of insurance that might be available to pay a judgment or reimburse someone who has made payments on a judgment as required by Rule 26(a)(1)(D) of the Wyoming Rules of Civil Procedure. The Board of Professional Responsibility found that Respondent violated Rules 3.1(c), 3.4(c), 8.4(a), 8.4(c), and 8.4(d) of the Wyoming Rules of Professional Conduct.

Holdings: The Court found that the Board’s Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Recommendations should be approved, confirmed and adopted by the Court, and that Respondent should be publicly censured and sanctioned in the manner recommended by the Board.

C.J. Kite delivered the opinion for the court.

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