Friday, January 06, 2012

Summary 2012 WY 4

Summary of Decision January 6, 2012

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Case Name:  Board of Professional Responsibility, Wyoming State Bar v. Melchior

Citation:  2012 WY 4

Docket Number: D-11-0005  

Order of Public Censure

Date of Decision: January 6, 2012

Upon a “Report and Recommendation,” filed December 22, 2011 by the Board of Professional Responsibility for the Wyoming State Bar, the Court, after a careful review of the Board of Professional Responsibility’s Report and Recommendation and the file, finds that the Report and Recommendation should be approved, confirmed and adopted by the Court, and that Respondent should be publicly censured for violating Rules 4.2 and 8.4 (d) of the Wyoming Rules of Professional Conduct.

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