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Board of Professional Responsibility v. Barnes

Supreme Court of Wyoming

March 25, 2015

BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY, WYOMING STATE BAR, Petitioner,
v.
THOMAS E. BARNES, WSB #5-2087, Respondent

OPINION

E. JAMES BURKE, Chief Justice.

Order Reinstating Attorney to the Practice of Law

[¶1] This matter came before the Court upon the " Report and Recommendation for Reinstatement," filed herein March 16, 2015, by the Board of Professional Responsibility for the Wyoming State Bar. By order entered January 16, 2013, this Court disbarred Respondent. Pursuant to Section 24(c) of the Disciplinary Code, this Court specified that Respondent would be permitted to petition for reinstatement to the Wyoming State Bar two years after the date of suspension. Board of Professional Responsibility, Wyoming State Bar v. Barnes, 2013 WY 5, 297 P.3d 77 (Wyo. 2013). Now, after a careful review of the Board of Professional Responsibility's Report and Recommendation for Reinstatement and the file, this Court finds that the Report and Recommendation should be approved, confirmed, and adopted by the Court; and that the Respondent, Thomas E. Barnes, should be reinstated to the practice of law. It is, therefore,

[¶2] ADJUDGED AND ORDERED that the Board of Professional Responsibility's Report and Recommendation for Reinstatement, 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 the Respondent, Thomas E. Barnes, be, and hereby is, reinstated to the practice of law in Wyoming, effective immediately; and it is further

[¶4] ORDERED that, pursuant to Rule 4(a)(iv) of the Disciplinary Code for the Wyoming State Bar, this Order Reinstating Attorney to the Practice of Law, along with the incorporated Report and Recommendation for Reinstatement, shall be published in the Wyoming Reporter and the Pacific Reporter; and it is further

[¶5] ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court shall docket this Order Reinstating Attorney to the Practice of Law, along with the incorporated Report and Recommendation for Reinstatement, as a matter coming regularly before this Court as a public record; and it is further

[¶6] ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court transmit a copy of this Order Reinstating Attorney to the Practice of Law to the members of the Board of Professional Responsibility and to the clerks of the appropriate courts of the State of Wyoming.

[¶7] DATED this 25th day of March, 2015.

BY THE COURT:[*]

REPORT & RECOMMENDATION FOR REINSTATEMENT

THIS MATTER came before the Board of Professional Responsibility (the " Board" ) on the 10th day of March, 2015, for consideration of the Stipulation for Reinstatement of Respondent. In addition to reviewing the Stipulation and the accompanying Affidavit of Factual Basis, the Board received comments from Mark W. Gifford, Bar Counsel, and from Respondent. The Board, having considered the Stipulation, the supporting

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Affidavit, and being fully informed in the premises, FINDS and ...


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