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Case Information: 11-BG-0718
Short Caption:IN RE: W. WARREN TALTAVULLClassification:Bar Governance - Bar - Disciplinary Original
Superior Court or Agency Case Number:BDN388-09Filed Date:06/15/2011

Opening Event Date:06/15/2011Case Status:Decided/Dismissed
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
William R. RossNY
PetitionerBoard on Professional ResponsibilityN
Charles J. WilloughbyNN
RespondentW. Warren Taltavull NPro SeN

Event DateStatusDescriptionResult
06/15/2011DISCIPLINARY LETTER from the Office of Bar Counsel with certified copies of the docket, order of conviction, written guilty plea, and criminal indictment concerning respondent in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia, to two counts of Filming a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct in violation of W. Va Code Sec 61-8C-2.
07/06/2011REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF BOARD ON PROF. RESP. that the court disbar respondent on consent pursuant to D.C. Bar R. XI, Sec 12 (b), and that it dismiss the pending criminal conviction matter as moot. The period of disbarment should run, for purposes of reinstatement from the date that respondent files the affidavit required by D.C. Bar R. XI, Sec 14 (g),
07/11/2011FiledLetter From the Office of Bar Counsel taking no exception to the report and recommendation of the Board on Professional Responsibility. (Petitioner Bar Counsel)
08/04/2011FiledDisbarred On Consent - ORDERED that the said W. Warren Taltavull is hereby disbarred by consent effective forthwith. The effective date of respondent's disbarment shall run, for reinstatement purposes, from the date respondent files his affidavit pursuant to D.C. Bar R. XI, Sec 14 (g). It is FURTHER ORDERED that Bar Counsel's petition for discipline based upon respondent's conviction and guilty plea in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia is hereby dismissed as moot. (BR,TH,TE)
08/25/2011LodgedNotice Received from the Office of Bar Counsel advising the court that respondent has failed to file the required affidavit pursuant to D.C. Bar Rule XI, Sec 14. (Petitioner Bar Counsel)