IN THE SUPREME COURT
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
On January 10, 2012, Daniel M. Traynor, Chairman of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court, forwarded proposed amendments to Rule 3.1(E) of the North Dakota Rules for Lawyer Discipline which require all documents in formal proceedings to be filed with the Secretary of the Disciplinary Board, rather than the assigned hearing panels. The proposed Amendments are available at http://www.ndcourts.gov/Court/Notices/Notices.htm. Individuals who do not have internet access may contact the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court to obtain a copy of the proposal. The Court considered the matter, and
ORDERED, the proposed amendments to N.D.R. Lawyer Discipl. 3.1(E), as further amended by the Court are ADOPTED effective March 1, 2012.
The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened this 11th day of January, 2012 and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable Mary Muehlen Maring, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, and the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order. The Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, being unavoidably absent, did not participate in the decision.