Attorney Discipline, 1019 WYBJ, Vol. 42 No. 6. 35

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Attorney Discipline

No. Vol. 42 No. 6 Pg. 35

Wyoming Bar Journal

October, 2019

Suspension

The Wyoming Supreme Court issued an order suspending Laramie attorney Michael J. Pearce from the practice of law for a period of one year commencing August 22, 2019. Te order of suspension stemmed from Pearce failing to comply with Wyoming statutes in the filing of a personal injury action, having misled his client as to the status of the personal injury action and having missed court deadlines in two separate matters and otherwise having failed to comply with court rules and orders in both matters. Pearce agreed to the suspension, which was recommended to the Supreme Court by the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Wyoming State Bar. Pearson was ordered to pay an administrative fee in the amount of $1,500.00 ($750.00 each for two separate disciplinary complaints) and...

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