Disciplinary Board v. Edwardson

20020068 IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION FOR
DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST DEBRA K.
EDWARDSON, A MEMBER OF THE BAR OF THE
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
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Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court
of the State of North Dakota, Petitioner
v.
Debra K. Edwardson, Respondent

Nature of Action: Disciplinary Proceedings (Civil)
Counsel:
Petitioner: Loralyn Kay Hegland
Respondent: Edwardson Law Office
Term: 06/2002   Argument: 06/26/2002  2:45pm
ND cite: 2002 ND 106
NW cite: 647 N.W.2d 126

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Issues: Petitioner's Statement of the Issues:
I. Whether the chair of the hearing panel erred in failing to disqualify himself.
II. Whether there is clear and convincing evidence that Edwardson violated Rule 1.16(a) and Rule 3.2, NDRPC.
III. Whether there is clear and convincing evidence that Edwardson violated Rule 1.2A(8) and Rule 3.1D(3), NDRLD.
IV. Whether the recommended 60-day suspension of Edwardson's license to practice law is excessive.


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Docket entries:
103/11/2002 REPORT OF HEARING PANEL (#33 of Record)
203/11/2002 REPORT OF HEARING BODY SERVED ON PARTIES/COUNSEL
303/12/2002 RECORD ON APPEAL - Includes original transcript dated 1-28-01 (Entry No. 32)
403/12/2002 DISK of TRA dated 1-28-02 (Entry No. 32 - ROA)
503/14/2002 Supplemental ROA (Entry Nos. 35 - 36)
604/03/2002 Objections to Report of Hearing Body and Order
704/25/2002 Additional copy of Transcript dated 1-28-02
804/29/2002 Additional copy of Transcript dated 1-28-02
904/29/2002 PETITIONER BRIEF (Disciplinary Board)
1004/29/2002 APPENDIX of Disciplinary Board
1104/29/2002 DISK - PTB
1204/29/2002 MOT. EXT/TIME RESPONDENT BRIEF (E-mailed request from Debra Edwardson)
1304/29/2002 ACTION BY CLERK. Granted: 05/07/2002
1404/30/2002 Original Request for extension of time to file Respondent Brief(same as e-mail request of 4-29-02)
1506/26/2002 APPEARANCES: Loralyn K. Hegland, Asst. Disciplinary Counsel
1606/26/2002 ARGUED: Loralyn K. Hegland, Assistant Disciplinary Counsel (Vol. Y; Page 10)
1706/26/2002 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
1807/11/2002 DISPOSITION (Suspended and Remanded): DISCIPLINE IMPOSED
1907/11/2002 UNANIMOUS OPINION: Per Curiam
2007/11/2002 Debra K. Edwardson is suspended for a period of 60 days, commencing September 1, 2002, for
2107/11/2002 violations of N.D.R.Prof.C. 3.2, 1.2(A)(8), 3.3(a)(1), 1.16(a)(1).
2207/11/2002 Edwardson is further ordered to pay the costs and expenses of these disciplinary proceedings in
2307/11/2002 amount of $2,169.24, as well as the cost of this review, to be determined and certified to this
2407/11/2002 Court by the Disciplinary Board.
2507/15/2002 Judgment Mailed to Parties
2607/15/2002 Summary (Notice of Order Suspending Attorney)
2707/18/2002 2nd Supplemental ROA (Entry Nos. 37-38)
2809/11/2002 Affidavit of Identification
2910/02/2002 3rd Supplemental ROA (Entry Nos. 39-40)
3010/02/2002 Amended Judgment reflecting full amount due for the disciplinary proceedings - $3166.74
3110/02/2002 Amended Judgment Mailed to Parties
3210/23/2002 4th Supplemental ROA (Entry Nos. 41-43)
3311/06/2002 JUDGMENT TRANSCRIBED TO Ward County
3411/14/2002 Notice of Filing Transcript and Docketing Judgment in Ward Co. District Court
3507/07/2003 Payment of costs in the amount of $3,166.74; receipt #15152
3607/09/2003 Acknowledgment of Satisfaction of Judgment
3707/14/2003 Certified copy of Acknowledgment forwarded to Ward County Clerk of Court

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