Judicial Conduct Commission v. Hoffman

990060 In the Matter of the Application
for Disciplinary Action Against
the Honorable Randall L. Hoffman,
Judge of the District Court
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Judicial Conduct Commission, Petitioner
v.
Randall L. Hoffman, Respondent

Nature of Action: Disciplinary Proceedings (Civil)
Counsel:
Petitioner: Paul W. Jacobson
Respondent: Randall Lynn Hoffman
Term: 05/1999   Argument: 05/10/1999  1:30pm
ND cite: 1999 ND 122
NW cite: 595 N.W.2d 592


Issues:
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Docket entries:
102/19/1999 Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Recommendation
202/19/1999 This case is consolidated w/990061-990063. Make all docket entries except disposition in this case
302/19/1999 Certificate
402/26/1999 Order for Transcript and Notice of Appearance
503/01/1999 Copy of Letter from Randall L. Hoffman to Hon. Benny A. Graff, dated 2-26-99. (Per PM made part of
603/01/1999 the JCC Record)
703/08/1999 EXCEPTIONS TO FINDINGS (Randall Hoffman)
803/17/1999 Amended Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Recommendation & Certificate of Service (Added
903/17/1999 to Record as Entry Nos. 26,27,28, & 29)
1004/01/1999 RESPONDENT BRIEF (at the direction of GWV)
1104/09/1999 DISK - Respondent Brief
1204/12/1999 PETITIONER BRIEF
1304/12/1999 PETITIONER'S APPENDIX
1404/12/1999 DISK of PTB
1504/12/1999 TRANSCRIPT DATED January 7, 1999
1604/12/1999 DISK - TRA of January 7, 1999
1705/10/1999 APPEARANCES: Paul W. Jacobson, Assistant Disciplinary Counsel;Randall L. Hoffman
1805/10/1999 ARGUED: Jacobson;Hoffman (Vol. W, pg. 140)
1907/07/1999 DISPOSITION: DISCIPLINE IMPOSED
2007/07/1999 SPLIT OPINION: Per Curiam
2107/07/1999 (CONCUR OR DISSENT): Sandstrom, Dale V.: CONCUR
2207/07/1999 Randall L. Hoffman is suspended from the practice of law for six months, effective August 1, 1999,
2307/07/1999 for violating Canon 2A(a judge shall respect and comply with the law and shall act at all times
2407/07/1999 in a manner that promotes public confidence in the integrity an impartiality of the judiciary)
2507/07/1999 3B(4)(a judge shall be patient, dignified and courteous to litigants, jurors, witnesses, lawyers
2607/07/1999 and others with whom the judge deals in an official capacity), 3B(5)(a judge shall perform
2707/07/1999 judicial duties without bias or prejudice. A judge shall not, in the performance of duties, by
2807/07/1999 words or conduct, manifest bias or prejudice), and 3E(1)(a judge shall disqualify himself or
2907/07/1999 herself in a proceeding in which the judge's impartiality might reasonably be questioned) of
3007/07/1999 the Code of Judicial Conduct.
3107/07/1999 Mr. Hoffman's reinstatement is conditioned upon participation in and successful completion of
3207/07/1999 an appropriate educational program approved by the North Dakota Supreme Court to demonstrate
3307/07/1999 an understanding of anger and violence management.
3407/07/1999 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
3507/13/1999 Amended Judgment
3607/14/1999 Amended Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
3707/19/1999 Statement of Compliance with Rule 6.3, NDRLD
3801/27/2000 Letter from Dr. Gulkin to Chief Justice VandeWalle
3901/31/2000 Affidavit of Randall Hoffman under Rule 4.5
4002/01/2000 Letter from Disciplinary Counsel re: reinstatement
4102/09/2000 Randall L. Hoffman will be reinstated upon the filing of an affidavit under Rule 4.5, NDRLDiscipl.,
4202/09/2000 that is sworn or affirmed before an officer authorized to administer the oath.
4302/10/2000 Affidavit of Randall L. Hoffman under Rule 4.5, NDR Lawyer Discipl.; He is reinstated
4402/13/2007 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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