Disciplinary Notices, 0321 ALBJ, Vol. 82 No. 2 Pg. 201 (June, 2021)

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Alabama Bar Lawyer

March, 2021


• Birmingham attorney Don Eugene Siegelman was reinstated to the active practice of law in Alabama by order of the Supreme Court of Alabama, effective December 14, 2020. Siegelman was previously disbarred from the active practice of law by order of the Alabama Supreme Court on June 12, 2012. [Rule 28, Pet. No. 2020-1007] Surrender of License

• On March 12, 2021, the Alabama Supreme Court issued an order accepting the voluntary surrender of Michael Hilding McDuffie's license to practice law in Alabama, with an effective date of February 8, 2021. [ASB Nos: 2018-1251 and 2020-1087] Disbarments

• Sulligent attorney Daniel Heath Boman was previously suspended from the practice of law in Alabama for two years, of which he was required to serve 90 days, and placed on probation for two years. On January 24, 2020, the Disciplinary Commission of the Alabama State Bar entered an order revoking Boman's probation and imposing the original two-year suspension. On September 28, 2020, the Supreme Court of Alabama entered an order requiring the two-year suspension to run consecutively with an earlier imposed and unrelated two-year suspension in ASB No. 2019-162. [ASB Nos. 2079-22 and 2017-1420]

• Birmingham attorney Robert William Hensley, Jr. was disbarred from the practice of law in Alabama, effective January 20, 2021 .The Supreme Court of Alabama entered its order based on the Disciplinary Board's order accepting Hensley's conditional guilty plea wherein he admitted to violating Rules 1.3 [Diligence], 1.4 [Communication], 1.15 [Safekeeping Property], 5.5(a) [Unauthorized Practice of Law], 8.1 (b) [Bar Admission and Disciplinary Matters], and 8.4(c), (d), and (g) [Misconduct], Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct. Hensley was previously summarily suspended on October 21, 2019 for failure to pay ordered restitution in a disciplinary matter. Thereafter, while suspended, Hensley agreed to represent a client in a traffic matter for a fee of $1,500. Hensley failed to place the fees into his IOLTA account, but rather cashed the check and used the funds for personal expenses. Hensley also failed to inform the...

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