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Rockwell, Xavier (a/k/a Susan)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
n/aKennedy, MichaelPRB Docket No. 2012-097; Supreme Court Docket No. 2011-374
INTERIM SUSPENSION.  On November 29, 2011, the Supreme Court entered its final order on the petition for interim suspension, finding Respondent engaged in conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice and poses a substantial threat of serious harm to the public, and ordering Respondent suspended from the practice of law on an immediate interim basis. 
 
Supreme Court Interim Suspension OrderPendingPRB
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Balivet, Ernest Tobias (Probate Judge)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
McGee, P. ScottBlackman, Barbara R.Judicial Conduct Board No. 11.020
Formal Complaint dated June 19, 2012; Acceptance of Service dated July 10, 2012. Hearing Held on March 1, 2013 at 10 a.m.

Formal Complaint dated June 19, 2012; Acceptance of Service dated July 10, 2012. Hearing Held on March 1, 2013 at 10 a.m.

JCB HearingJCB
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Simendinger, William E.Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
n/aDeBernardi, BethPRB Docket No. 2013-047; Supreme Court Docket No. 2012-351
INTERIM SUSPENSION.  On October 23, 2012, the Supreme Court entered an order immediately suspending the Respondent’s license on an interim basis pending the resolution of a disciplinary investigation into his conduct. The Court concluded that the Respondent violated the Rules of Professional Conduct and posed a substantial threat of harm to the public. In particular, the Court found that the Respondent had filed pro se pleadings in the Superior Court that contained knowing false statements of fact and that, taken together, were neither minimally competent nor reasonably based in fact or law.
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Supreme Court Interim Suspension OrderPendingPRB
MaGill, WilliamUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Cameron, ScottRubin, KimberlyPRB Docket No. 2012-230; Supreme Court Docket No. 2012-449
INTERIM SUSPENSION.  On December 13, 2012, the Vermont Supreme Court issued an entry order immediately suspending William MaGill's license to practice law on an interim basis pending resolution of a disciplinary investigation into whether Mr. MaGill violated the Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct.  In its Order, the Court directed Mr. MaGill to submit to an audit of his trust, escrow and fiduciary accounts.
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Supreme Court Interim Suspension OrderPendingPRB
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Smith, AaronUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Allen, BudDeBernardi, BethPRB Docket No. 2012-183; Supreme Court Docket No. 2013-285

INTERIM SUSPENSION.  On August 5, 2013, the Vermont Supreme Court ordered the immediate interim suspension of Aaron Smith’s license to practice law.  The Court’s order approved a stipulation between Mr. Smith and Disciplinary Counsel that Mr. Smith’s criminal conviction of the possession of child pornography warranted an interim suspension.  The interim suspension will remain in effect pending the final disposition of Disciplinary Counsel’s ongoing investigation into Mr. Smith’s conduct.

April 3, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.Champlain Room, Costello Courthouse, 32 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT  05401162
Hearing Scheduled on Thursday, April 3, 2014
9:30 a.m.
Champlain Room, Costello Courthouse, 32 Cherry Street, Burlington, Vermont
Supreme Court Interim SuspensionPendingPRB
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Rainville, A. GregoryUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Robert P. Keiner, Special Counsel to the Judicial Conduct BoardJCB No. 13.001
Formal Complaint dated December 4, 2013
Formal Complaint dated December 4, 2013
JCB HearingJCB
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Nawrath, W. MichaelUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
n/aDeBernardi, BethPRB Docket Nos. 2014-030, 2014-099, 2014-154, 2014-158, 2014-167; Supreme Court Docket No. 2014-074
INTERIM SUSPENSION.  A Supreme Court E.O. dated March 14, 2014 immediately suspended Respondent on an interim basis pending the final disposition of the proceedings docketed above, after Disciplinary Counsel transmitted evidence that Respondent violated the Rules of Professional Conduct and presently poses a substantial threat of harm to the public.
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Supreme Court E.O. dated March 14, 2014 immediately suspending Respondent on an interim basis pending the final disposition of the proceedings docketed above.
Supreme Court Interim Suspension Entry OrderPendingPRB
Burke, JohnUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
n/aRubin, Kimberly2013-280
Petition of Misconduct filed on 3/17/2014; Assigned to Hearing Panel; Respondent accepted service on 3/20/14; Answer due in 20 days
PendingPRB