In re Jones, 101917 DCCA, 17-BG-690

Docket Nº:17-BG-690
Opinion Judge:PER CURIAM
Party Name:IN RE STEPHEN R. JONES
Judge Panel:BEFORE: Thompson, Associate Judge, and Farrell and Reid, Senior Judges.
Case Date:October 19, 2017
Court:Court of Appeals of Columbia District
 
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IN RE STEPHEN R. JONES

No. 17-BG-690

Court of Appeals of Columbia District

October 19, 2017

A Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals Bar Reg. No. 358451

BEFORE: Thompson, Associate Judge, and Farrell and Reid, Senior Judges.

ORDER

PER CURIAM

On consideration of the certified order of the Maryland Court of Appeals indefinitely suspending respondent from the practice of law in the state of Maryland by consent; this court's July 21, 2017, order temporarily suspending respondent and directing him to show cause why functionally equivalent reciprocal discipline should not be imposed; and the statement of Disciplinary Counsel regarding reciprocal discipline; and it appearing that respondent did not file a response to this court's show cause order but did file the required D.C. Bar R. XI, § 14 (g) affidavit on August 21, 2017, it is

ORDERED that Stephen R. Jones is hereby indefinitely suspended from the practice of law in the District of Columbia nunc pro tunc to August 21, 2017, with reinstatement subject to a fitness requirement and the right to petition for reinstatement after five years or when reinstated in the state of Maryland, whichever occurs first...

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