781 P.2d 832 (Okla. 1989), 884, State ex rel. Oklahoma Bar Ass'n v. Powers

Docket Nº:OBAD No. 884.
Citation:781 P.2d 832, 1989 OK 134
Party Name:STATE of Oklahoma, ex rel. OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION, Complainant, v. Patrick E. POWERS, Jr., Respondent. SCBD No. 3547.
Case Date:October 17, 1989
Court:Supreme Court of Oklahoma
 
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781 P.2d 832 (Okla. 1989)

1989 OK 134

STATE of Oklahoma, ex rel. OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION, Complainant,

v.

Patrick E. POWERS, Jr., Respondent.

SCBD No. 3547.

OBAD No. 884.

Supreme Court of Oklahoma.

October 17, 1989.

ORDER

Having examined and considered all matters presented in this disciplinary proceeding, including the report and recommendations of the Professional Responsibility Tribunal and of matters presented in mitigation of discipline, the Court finds that respondent engaged in acts which demonstrate his unfitness to practice law and that he should be disciplined therefor.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED BY THE COURT that respondent be and he is hereby suspended from the practice of law for a period of one (1) year from and after the date of this order.

Respondent is further ordered to pay all costs of these proceedings prior to making application for reinstatement, in the total

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amount of Eight-hundred, twenty-four and 23/100 Dollars ($824.23).

OPALA, V.C.J., and SIMMS, DOOLIN and ALMA WILSON, JJ., concur.

SUMMERS, J., concurs specially: Although I concur I would prefer to suspend for two years from...

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