Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Summary 2012 WY 30

Summary of Decision February 29, 2012

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Case Name:  Board of Professional Responsibility, Wyoming State Bar v. Jack R. Vreeland

Citation: 2012 WY 30

Docket Number: D-12-0004

Date of Order: February 29, 2012

After a careful review of the Board of Professional Responsibility’s Report and Recommendation and the file, this Court finds that the Report and Recommendation should be approved, confirmed and adopted by the Court; and that the Respondent Jack R. Vreeland should be publicly censured for his conduct.  Mr. Vreeland violated Rule 1.1, which requires a lawyer to provide competent representation to a client.  Mr. Vreeland also violated Rule 1.3, which requires a lawyer to act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing a client.  

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