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2002 News Releases

News Release #049

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 49

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

The Opinions handed down on the 7th day of June, 2002 , are as follows:


PER CURIAM :
 

2001-B- 2584 IN RE: MARK V. MARINOFF

(Disciplinary Proceedings)

Upon review of the findings and recommendation of the hearing committee and the disciplinary board, and considering the record, briefs, and oral argument, it is ordered that Mark V. Marinoff be suspended from the practice of law in Louisiana for a period of six months. All costs and expenses in this matter are assessed against respondent in accordance with Supreme Court Rule XIX, §10.1, with legal interest to commence thirty days from the date of finality of this court's judgment until paid.

VICTORY, J., concurs.




2002-B- 0149 IN RE: WALTER C. DUMAS

(Disciplinary Proceedings)

Upon review of the findings and recommendation of the hearing committee and disciplinary board, and considering the record, briefs, and oral argument, it is ordered that Walter C. Dumas be suspended from the practice of law in Louisiana for a period of one year. Six months of the suspension shall be deferred, and respondent shall be placed on probation for a period of one year, subject to the provision that any misconduct during this time will be grounds for making the deferred portion of the suspension executory or imposing additional discipline, as appropriate. All costs and expenses in the matter are assessed against respondent in accordance with Supreme Court Rule XIX, §10.1, with legal interest to commence thirty days from the date of the finality of this court's judgment until paid.

VICTORY, J., dissents and would not defer any of the suspension.
 

 

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