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Disciplinary Board v. Jones

Docket No. 19900287
Oral Argument: Monday, June 22, 1992

Docket Info

Title
In the Matter of the Application
for Disciplinary Action Against
Loren D. Jones, 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.
Loren D. Jones, Respondent
Case Type
DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING-Lawyer : DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS (Civil)
Appeal From
Case No.
487 N.W.2d 599

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Briefs

Filing Date Description
03/24/1992 PETITIONER BRIEF (Disciplinary Board Brief)
05/04/1992 Letter from Scott Griffeth - re: explanation regarding

Counsel

Party Type Name
PETITIONER DISCIPLINARY STAFF Vivian Elaine Berg - 03548
RESPONDENT PRIVATE PRACTICE Scott A Griffeth - 03574

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 07/30/1990 REPORT OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD w/ attached FINDINGS OF HEARING
2 07/30/1990 PANEL
3 08/20/1990 Petition of Vivian Berg with Stipulation for Discipline
4 08/20/1990 (Petition and Stipulation on 8-22-90 Motion Conference)
5 08/21/1990 STIPULATION SIGNED BY VIVIAN BERG ON 5-24-90 & SCOTT
6 08/21/1990 GRIFFETH ON 5-23-90
7 08/28/1990 Letter dated 8-27-90 from Ms. Berg
8 08/29/1990 Court believes procedure is inappropriate in view of 4.2 ---
9 08/29/1990 therefore, no action taken on Petition & Stipulation
10 02/05/1992 REPORT OF DISCIPLINARY BOARD WITH ATTACHED FINDINGS &
11 02/05/1992 RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE HEARING BODY
12 02/05/1992 STATEMENT OF COSTS & EXPENSES AND (Statement) of Expenses
13 02/05/1992 prior to 4-11-91 Hearing
14 02/05/1992 TRANSCRIPT DATED April 11, 1991
15 02/05/1992 Record from D.B. File No. 1676-E-89
16 03/24/1992 PETITIONER BRIEF (Disciplinary Board Brief)
17 03/24/1992 DISCIPLINARY BOARD APPENDIX
18 05/04/1992 Letter from Scott Griffeth - re: explanation regarding
19 05/04/1992 reason that a respondent's brief hadn't been filed.
20 06/01/1992 Letter of May 28, 1992, from Scott Griffeth regarding his
21 06/01/1992 intention not to appear at oral arguments
22 06/22/1992 APPEARANCES: Vivian E. Berg, Staff Counsel for the
23 06/22/1992 Disciplinary Board; no appearance, either personal or by
24 06/22/1992 Brief, was made on behalf of Mr. Jones, Respondent
25 06/22/1992 ARGUED: Berg (Vol. T, pgs. 4-5)
26 07/28/1992 DISPOSITION
27 07/28/1992 (Suspended from the practice of law for 30 days, effective
28 07/28/1992 upon the date of his relicensing in this state, for
29 07/28/1992 neglecting legal matters entrusted to him; failing to seek
30 07/28/1992 lawful objectives of his clients through reasonable means;
31 07/28/1992 failing to carry out a contract of employment; prejudicing
32 07/28/1992 his clients during the course of their professional
33 07/28/1992 relationship; and, failing to act with reasonablw diligence
34 07/28/1992 and promptness when representing a client. Further ordered
35 07/28/1992 that Loren Jones be assessed the fees, costs, and expenses
36 07/28/1992 of this proceeding in an amount of $1080.18 determined by
37 07/28/1992 the Dis Bd including $170.85 payable to Howard and Evelyn
38 07/28/1992 Clemens for atty. fees incurred to conclude this matter.)
39 07/28/1992 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Johnson, J. Philip View
40 07/30/1992 Summary of discipline imposed.
41 04/16/1993 AFFIDAVIT OF IDENTIFICATION
42 07/19/2001 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed
43 02/10/2003 Affidavit of Renewal of Judgment