Board on Professional Responsibility

Office of the Executive Attorney

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The Executive Attorney for the Board exercises the authority delegated by the Board pursuant to Rule XI and serves at its pleasure. The Executive Attorney acts as the Board’s legal advisor and administers the Office of the Executive Attorney, which is responsible for assigning disciplinary cases to the Hearing Committees, maintaining records of disciplinary proceedings, and filing Board and Hearing Committee recommendations and case records with the Court. The Executive Attorney may also represent the Board before the Court in cases where Disciplinary Counsel disagrees with a report and recommendation of the Board. The Office of the Executive Attorney also assists the Board in the performance of its other duties, including rule-making, the preparation of the Board’s annual budget, the development of training materials and programs, and the organization of the Board’s annual Disciplinary Conference.

Office of the Executive Attorney Staff

James T. Phalen
Executive Attorney
     
Aisha L. Cassis
Assistant Executive Attorney
     
Marie Park
Assistant Executive Attorney
     
Michelle D. Quarles
Assistant Executive Attorney
     
Michael Adams
Assistant Executive Attorney
     
Steven Nieman
Staff Attorney
     
Caroline Kurtz
Staff Attorney
 
Karly Jordan
Senior Case Manager    
 
Meghan Borrazas
Senior Case Manager
     
Jennifer Aguilar
Office Manager
     
Pamela DuBost
Legal Secretary

Hearing and Oral Argument Schedule

Hearing and Oral Argument Schedule

An upcoming schedule of hearings and oral arguments held in Courtroom II of the Historic Courthouse of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

Rules of the Board on Professional Responsibility

Rules of the Board on Professional Responsibility

Effective November 6, 2018, the Board on Professional Responsibility has amended its rules of procedure.

Forms and Documents

Forms and Documents

Various Board on Professional Responsibility forms and documents.

Disciplinary Decisions

Disciplinary Decisions

Disciplinary system recommendations and actions are available from 1979 to the present and updated as information is received from the Office of Disciplinary Counsel and Board on Professional Responsibility.

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