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Case Information: 10-BG-0891
Short Caption:IN RE: RACHELE M. GAINESClassification:Bar Governance - Bar - Disciplinary Negotiated Settlement
Superior Court or Agency Case Number:BDN256-03, ET ALFiled Date:07/20/2010

Opening Event Date:07/20/2010Case Status:Closed
Record Completed:Post-Decision Matter Pending:
Briefs Completed:
Disposition:Next Scheduled Action:
Mandate Issued:

Party Information
Appellate RoleParty NameIFPAttorney(s)Arguing AttorneyE-Filer
PetitionerBar CounselN
Wallace E. Shipp NN
Traci M. TaitNY
PetitionerBoard on Professional ResponsibilityN
Charles J. WilloughbyNN
RespondentRachele M. Gaines N
Armin U. KuderNN

Event DateStatusDescriptionResult
07/20/2010REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF BOARD ON PROF. RESP. that the court impose the discipline of a 30-day stayed suspension, unsupervised probation for one year, plus completion of a CLE course for new admittees be approved and imposed by the court.
07/27/2010TMC - report and recommendation of the hearing committee on the petition for negotiated discipline - draft opinion
10/14/2010FiledSUSPENSION ORDERED that Rachelle M. Gaines is suspended from the practice of law in the District of Columbia for the period of thirty days; however, the suspension is hereby stayed in favor of one year of unsupervised probation. This court notes that the CLE requirement has already been satisfied. (FI,TH,NW)