Attorney Disciplinary Rulings

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Janet E. Conroy, admitted as Janet Ellen Conroy, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 2448850), 2014-02547

2014-02547
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., Mark C. Dillon, Ruth C. Balkin, John M. Leventhal, Robert J. Miller, JJ.

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Vincent J. Tabone, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 3021896) , 2015-00321

2015-00321
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., William F. Mastro, Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, Sylvia O. Hinds-Radix, JJ.

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Donald C. Leventhal, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 2186575), 2015-06452

2015-06452
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., Mark C. Dillon, Ruth C. Balkin, John M. Leventhal, Joseph J. Maltese, JJ.

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Henry D. Becker, admitted as Henry Dana Becker, a suspended attorney. (Attorney Registration No. 2965218), 2015-01865

2015-01865
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., William F. Mastro, Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, John M. Leventhal, JJ.

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Steve Farrell Weinstock, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 2560340), 2015-11906

2015-11906
Before: William F. Mastro, J.P., Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, John M. Leventhal, Cheryl E. Chambers, JJ.

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Marijan Cvjeticanin, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 4768891), 2015-06276

2015-06276
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., William F. Mastro, Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, Ruth C. Balkin, JJ.

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Howard Raab, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (OCA Atty. Reg. No. 1002369), Motion No. 3636 (December 14, 2015)

Motion No. 3636 (December 14, 2015)
Before: Angela M. Mazzarelli,J.P., John W. Sweeny, Jr., Rolando T. Acosta, Richard T. Andrias, Karla Moskowitz, Justices.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Paul H. Jones, a suspended attorney. (OCA Atty. Reg. No. 1642743), Motion No. 130 February 4, 2016

Motion No. 130 February 4, 2016
Before: David Friedman, J.P., John W. Sweeny, Jr., Dianne T. Renwick, David B. Saxe, Judith J. Gische, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Anthony C. Jones (admitted as Anthony Jones), a suspended attorney. (OCA Atty. Reg. No. 3060928), Motion No. 6113 December 17, 2015

Motion No. 6113 December 17, 2015
Before: Peter Tom, J.P., David B. Saxe, Karla Moskowitz, Paul G. Feinman, Judith J. Gische, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Aaron Ari Afilalo, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (OCA Atty. Reg. No. 2644540), Motion No. 5841 (February 3, 2016) — Cross Motion No. 343 (February 3, 2016)

Motion No. 5841 (February 3, 2016) — Cross Motion No. 343 (February 3, 2016)
Before: Peter Tom, J.P., Angela M. Mazzarelli, Dianne T. Renwick, Sallie Manzanet-Daniels, Barbara R. Kapnick, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Richard D. Lamborn, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (OCA Atty. Reg. No. 2124188), Motion No. 6431 January 22, 2016

Motion No. 6431 January 22, 2016
Before: John W. Sweeny, Jr., J.P., Rolando T. Acosta, Dianne T. Renwick, Sallie Manzanet-Daniels, Barbara R. Kapnick, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Michael Sapio, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 2970267), 2014-11147

2014-11147
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., William F. Mastro, Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, Thomas A. Dickerson, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Diarmuid Y. Houston (admitted as Diarmuid Yaphet Houston), an attorney and counselor-at-law. (OCA Atty. Reg. No. 4452447), Motion No. 5948 December 21, 2015

Motion No. 5948 December 21, 2015
Before: Peter Tom, J.P., David Friedman, John W. Sweeny, Jr., Dianne T. Renwick, Richard T. Andrias, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Phillip D. Miller, admitted as Phillip Douglas Miller, a suspended attorney. (Attorney Registration No. 2342699), 2015-01816

2015-01816
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., William F. Mastro, Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, Ruth C. Balkin, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Michael R. Beatrice, admitted as Michael Ralph Beatrice. (Attorney Registration No. 1847169), 2015-12595

2015-12595
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., William F. Mastro, Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, Sheri S. Roman, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Stuart Spencer Cowitt, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 2837573), 2015-11106

2015-11106
Before: William F. Mastro, J.P., Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, John M. Leventhal, Sylvia O. Hinds-Radix, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Sheldon Silver, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (OCA Atty. Reg. No. 1670736), Motion No. 6258 February 5, 2016

Motion No. 6258 February 5, 2016
Before: Angela M. Mazzarelli, J.P., John W. Sweeny, Jr., David B. Saxe, Karla Moskowitz, Judith J. Gische, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Chris C. Olewuenyi (admitted as Chris Chukolems Olewuenyi), an attorney and counselor-at-law., M-5886 (December 14, 2015)

M-5886 (December 14, 2015)
Before: Peter Tom, J.P., Richard T. Andrias, Paul G. Feinman, Judith J. Gische, Barbara R. Kapnick, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Olukayode L. Babalola, (admitted as Olukayode Lawrence Babalola), a suspended attorney and counselor-at-law. (OCA Atty. Reg. No. 2643609), M-5132 (January 27, 2016) & M-5819

M-5132 (January 27, 2016) & M-5819
Before: Peter Tom, J.P., David Friedman, John W. Sweeny, Jr., Dianne T. Renwick, Judith J. Gische, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the In the Matter of V. Anthony Maggipinto, a suspended attorney. (Attorney Registration No. 1448570), 2011-08628

2011-08628
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., William F. Mastro, Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, Sheri S. Roman, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Jay M. Lipis, admitted as Jay Merrill Lipis, a suspended attorney. (Attorney Registration No. 1892876), 2015-10245

2015-10245
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., William F. Mastro, Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, Ruth C. Balkin, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Clay R. Serenbetz, an attorney and counselor-at-law., M-5575 (December 7, 2015)

M-5575 (December 7, 2015)
Before: Dianne T. Renwick, J.P, Richard T. Andrias, David B. Saxe, Karla Moskowitz, Rosalyn H. Richter, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Anthony D. Denaro, an attorney and counselor-at-law. (Attorney Registration No. 1410117) , 2014-09885

2014-09885
Before: RANDALL T. ENG, P.J., WILLIAM F. MASTRO, REINALDO E. RIVERA, MARK C. DILLON, CHERYL E. CHAMBERS, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Kevin R. Greco, an attorney and counselor-at-law, resignor. (Attorney Registration No. 4205258), 2015-12356

2015-12356
Before: WILLIAM F. MASTRO, J.P., REINALDO E. RIVERA, MARK C. DILLON, JOHN M. LEVENTHAL, BETSY BARROS, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Adam K. Block, (admitted as Adam Kenneth Block), a suspended attorney. , M-5607 (November 30, 2015)

M-5607 (November 30, 2015)
Before: Angela M. Mazzarelli, J.P., David Friedman, Dianne T. Renwick, Karla Moskowitz, Rosalyn H. Richter, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of Martha J. Brosius, (admitted as Martha Jane Brosius), an attorney and counselor-at-law., M-5542 (December 15, 2015)

M-5542 (December 15, 2015)
Before: Angela M. Mazzarelli, J.P., Rolando T. Acosta, Richard T. Andrias, Karla Moskowitz, Barbara R. Kapnick, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department Before: Angela M. Mazzarelli, J.P., Richard T. Andrias, David B. Saxe, Karla Moskowitz, Rosalyn H. Richter, JJ.

In the Matter of Charles U. Odikpo, (admitted as Charles Ubaka Odikpo), an attorney and counselor-at-law., M-5944 (December 28, 2015)

M-5944 (December 28, 2015)

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department

In the Matter of John L. Sampson (admitted as John Llwelyn Sampson), an attorney and counselor-at-law:, M-4558 (November 19, 2015)

M-4558 (November 19, 2015)
Before: Angela M. Mazzarelli, J.P., Rolando T. Acosta, Dianne T. Renwick, Karla Moskowitz, Rosalyn H. Richter, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Joell Barnett, admitted as Joell Carol Barnett, a suspended attorney (Attorney Registration No. 3040912), 2012-04946

2012-04946
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., William F. Mastro, Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, Ruth C. Balkin, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession

Disciplinary Proceeding, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

In the Matter of Lester Wayne Mackey, a suspended attorney (Attorney Registration No. 1944370), 2015-00808

2015-00808
Before: Randall T. Eng, P.J., William F. Mastro, Reinaldo E. Rivera, Mark C. Dillon, Ruth C. Balkin, JJ.

Practice Areas: Legal Profession