Disciplinary Board v. Nassif

950399 IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION
FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST
DELAYNE G. NASSIF, A MEMBER OF THE
BAR OF THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
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Disciplinary Board, Petitioner
v.
Delayne G. Nassif, Respondent

Nature of Action: Disciplinary Proceedings (Civil)
Counsel:
Petitioner: Vivian Elaine Berg
Respondent: Delayne G. Nassif
NW cite: 547 N.W.2d 541

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Docket entries:
112/15/1995 REPORTS OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD (Originals are Nos. 31 and 37 in the Records of Disciplinary Board)
212/15/1995 RECORD OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD (INCLUDES ORIGINAL & 2 COPIES
312/15/1995 OF TRANS. DATED 4-21-95 & EXHIBITS 1,2,3,4,5,6,7A,8,
412/15/1995 9, 10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,24 & 25
512/15/1995 Consolidate w/ 950400 & 403. Make all docket entries in this case
601/02/1996 MOTION TO separate files (entitled "Objection to Consolidation")
701/05/1996 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE (Obj. to Consolidate). Denied
802/13/1996 DISCIPLINARY BOARD BRIEF
902/13/1996 DISCIPLINARY BOARD APPENDIX (MISSING PAGES 67 & 68)
1002/20/1996 Letter from Vivian Berg dated 2-16-96 RE: pages 67 & 68
1102/20/1996 of the Appendix are not missing documents, the numbers
1202/20/1996 were just "skipped" due to removal of an exhibit.
1302/22/1996 Objection to Finding of the Report of Disciplinary Board
1402/22/1996 (Objection is filed subject to an objection by DB counsel)
1502/22/1996 REQ. EXT/TIME RESPONDENT BRIEF & "Statement"
1602/22/1996 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE. GRANTED: 03/14/1996
1703/15/1996 Waiver of Brief and Restatement of Favorable Evidence (dist.
1803/15/1996 to Court 3/15/96)
1903/20/1996 MOTION TO WAIVE OA (letter dated 3-19-96 from
2003/20/1996 Vivian Berg) NOTE: Ms. Berg is willing to waive OA
2103/20/1996 unless Mr. Nassif is permitted to argue
2203/26/1996 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT (Court requires Ms. Berg's presence at OA). Denied
2304/03/1996 Waiver of OA and Statement Addendum (Mr. Nassif)
2404/03/1996 (copies dist. to Justices, legal staff, & Vivian Berg)
2504/09/1996 APPEARANCES: Vivian E. Berg, Disciplinary Counsel; No
2604/09/1996 Appearance for Respondent
2704/09/1996 ARGUED: Berg (Vol. U, pg. 222)
2805/14/1996 DISPOSITION: DISCIPLINE IMPOSED
2905/14/1996 UNANIMOUS OPINION: , Per Curiam
3005/14/1996 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT-Nassif, a currently. GRANTED
3105/14/1996 suspended member of the Bar, is DISBARRED for violations
3205/14/1996 of of Rules 1.1 (competent representation), 1.3
3305/14/1996 (reasonable diligence and promptness in representing
3405/14/1996 clients), 1.5 (lawyer's fees must be reasonable, the basis
3505/14/1996 rate and amount be communicated to the client, and
3605/14/1996 contingent fee agreements be in writing), 1.15 (client
3705/14/1996 funds be deposited in a trust account and not commingled
3805/14/1996 with other funds, complete records be kept of client
3905/14/1996 funds, prompt delivery of funds to the client, and provide
4005/14/1996 an accounting), 5.3 (lawyer to properly supervise
4105/14/1996 non-lawyer assistants to ensure compliance with ethical
4205/14/1996 obligations)n 5.4 (lawyer prohibited from sharing fees
4305/14/1996 with a non-lawyer), and 5.5 (lawyer prohibited from
4405/14/1996 assisting non-lawyer in unauthorized practice of law)
4505/14/1996 NASSIF also required to pay costs and expenses of the
4605/14/1996 disciplinary proceedings in the amount of $6854.35
4705/14/1996 NASSIF also to pay restitution to Kathleen Anderson in the
4805/14/1996 amount of $500 and to Joe Marek in the amount of $600.
4905/20/1996 Summary of Opinion prepared by Central Legal Staff (forwarded
5005/20/1996 to Newspaper, SBAND, judges & clerks, etc.)
5107/15/1996 Affidavit of Identification
5207/15/1996 Transcript of judgment
5307/15/1996 JUDGMENT TRANSCRIBED TO Cass County District Court
5409/17/1998 Check in the mount of $9,569 ($8,746.87 for nos. 950399-400 & 950403; $822.46 for 920374)
5509/17/1998 from Northern Title; receipt no. 11181
5609/28/1998 Satisfaction of Judgment for costs & restitution
5708/27/2002 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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