The opinion of the court was delivered by: Marilyn S. Kite Chief Justice
[¶1] This matter came before the Court upon a "Report and Recommendation," filed herein 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 D. Stephen Melchior should be publicly censured for his conduct, which is described in the attached Report and Recommendation. It is, therefore,
[¶2] ADJUDGED AND ORDERED that the Board of Professional Responsibility's Report and Recommendation, which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, shall be, and the same hereby is, approved, confirmed, and adopted by this Court; and it is further
[¶3] ADJUDGED AND ORDERED that D. Stephen Melchior shall receive a public censure for his conduct, and he shall be publicly censured in a manner consistent with the recommended censure contained in the Report and Recommendation for Public; and it is further
[¶4] ORDERED that, pursuant to Section 26 of the Disciplinary Code for the Wyoming State Bar, Mr. Melchior shall reimburse the Wyoming State Bar the amount of $2,372.89, representing the administrative costs incurred in handling this matter, as well as pay the administrative fee of $500.00. Mr. Melchior shall pay the total amount of $2,872.89 to the Clerk of the Board of Professional Responsibility on or before February 1, 2012; and it is further
[¶5] ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court shall docket this Order of Public Censure, along with the incorporated Report and Recommendation, as a matter coming regularly before this Court as a public record; and it is further
[¶6] ORDERED that, pursuant to Section 4(c) of the Disciplinary Code for the Wyoming State Bar, this Order of Public Censure, along with the incorporated Report and Recommendation, shall be published in the Wyoming Reporter and the Pacific Reporter; and it is further
[¶7] ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court cause a copy of the Order of Public Censure to be served upon Respondent D. Stephen Melchior.
[¶8] DATED this 6th day of January, 2012.
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