In re Van Dykea, 122320 DCCA, 19-BG-485

Docket Nº:19-BG-485
Opinion Judge:PER CURIAM
Party Name:IN RE JASON LEE VAN DYKEA Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals Bar Registration. No. 1027245
Judge Panel:Before: Thompson and Beckwith, Associate Judges, and Nebeker, Senior Judge.
Case Date:December 23, 2020

IN RE JASON LEE VAN DYKEA

Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Bar Registration. No. 1027245

No. 19-BG-485

Court of Appeals of The District of Columbia

December 23, 2020

2019 DDN 75

Before: Thompson and Beckwith, Associate Judges, and Nebeker, Senior Judge.

ORDER

PER CURIAM

On consideration of the certified order from the state of Texas suspending respondent from the practice of law in that state for eighteen months, all but six months suspended, and followed by twelve months of probation based on a criminal conviction; this court's November 18, 2020, order suspending respondent and directing him to show cause why reciprocal discipline should not be imposed; the response of respondent wherein he consents to reciprocal discipline; and the statement of Disciplinary Counsel regarding reciprocal discipline; it appearing that this matter began as an original bar disciplinary matter based on the criminal conviction and that this court referred the matter to the Board on Professional Responsibility on July 23, 2019, and the matter remains pending with the Board; and it further appearing that respondent previously filed his D.C. Bar R. XI, §14(g) affidavit, it is

ORDERED that Jason Lee Van Dyke is hereby suspended from the practice of law in the District of Columbia for a period of eighteen months, nunc pro tunc to May 1, 2020, all but six months stayed, followed by a twelve-month period of probation subject to the conditions imposed by the state of Texas. See In re Sibley, 990 A.2d 483 (D.C. 2010); In re Fuller, 930 A.2d 194, 198 (D.C. 2007) (rebuttable presumption of identical reciprocal discipline applies to all cases in which the respondent does not participate). It is

FURTHER ORDERED that the criminal matter referred to the Board on Professional Responsibility is dismissed as moot.

To continue reading

FREE SIGN UP