JAMES D. HOWES V. KBA
ATTORNEYS: ORDER GRANTED MOVANT’S MOTION TO APPROVE THE NEGOTIATED SANCTION IN THIS CASE
PUBLISHED: MINTON, J., CONCURS IN THE SANCTION IMPOSED BY THE COURT BUT DISAGREES WITH THE COURT’S SUA SPONTE DISMISSAL OF COUNT V WITHOUT BRIEFING OR ARGUMENT. HOWES ADMITTED THAT HE VIOLATED SCR 3.130-7.05(2) (ADVERTISEMENTS) WHEN HE FAILED TO SUBMIT THE SOLICITATION LETTERS TO THE ATTORNEYS’ ADVERTISING COMMISSION. MCANULTY, J., ALSO CONCURS WITH MINTON J.
DATE RENDERED: 2/22/2007
See, comment on this case in Ben Cowgill’s Legal Ethics Newletter – Order in ‘consensual discipline’ case is further evidence that the ‘new’ Supreme Court of Kentucky is looking closely at disciplinary prosecutions