N.D.R. Lawyer Discipl.RULE 2.3. HEARING PANELS.
1 A. Appointment. Upon the filing of a petition, the chair of the board shall
2 appoint a hearing panel to conduct hearings and submit findings and
3 recommendations on matters assigned under Rule 2.1H(2). The chair of the board
4 shall appoint a lawyer member of the panel to serve as hearing panel chair. A
5 hearing panel may consist of a three-member panel of not more than two lawyers
6 and at least one public member appointed from current or former board members
or may be a hearing officer designated from among district court or surrogate
9 B. Powers and Duties. Each hearing panel shall:
10 (1) Conduct hearings on matters referred by the board; and
11 (2) Submit findings and recommendations, together with the record of the
12 hearing, to the court.
13 C. Abstention. A member of the hearing panel shall refrain from taking part
14 in any proceedings in which a judge, similarly situated, would be required to
16 [Adopted effective January 1, 1995; Amended on an emergency basis
17 effective July 16, 1998; Adopted on a final basis effective September 8, 1998.
[Amended effective July 1, 1999. Adopted effective January 1, 1995.
19 Amended effective March 1, 2017.]