In re Poverman, 092817 DCCA, 17-BG-570
|Opinion Judge:||PER CURIAM.|
|Party Name:||IN RE CHRISTOPHER W. POVERMAN An Administratively Suspended Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals Bar Reg. No. 437053 2014 DDN 315|
|Judge Panel:||BEFORE: Beckwith, Associate Judge, and Nebeker and Steadman, Senior Judges.|
|Case Date:||September 28, 2017|
|Court:||Court of Appeals of Columbia District|
BEFORE: Beckwith, Associate Judge, and Nebeker and Steadman, Senior Judges.
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 with the right to apply for reinstatement after no less than one year; this court's June 9, 2017, order temporarily suspending respondent in this case and directing him to show cause why functionally equivalent reciprocal discipline should not be imposed; 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 or file the required D.C. Bar R. XI, § 14 (g) affidavit, it is
ORDERED that Christopher W. Poverman is hereby suspended from the practice of law in the District of Columbia for one year with reinstatement subject to a fitness requirement. See In re...
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