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Case Information: 34761
Short Caption:IN RE: DISCIPLINE OF WILLIAM C. WATTERSCourt:Supreme Court
Lower Court Case(s):NONEClassification:Bar Matter - Discipline - Petition
Disqualifications:Case Status:Disposition Filed/Case Closed
Replacement:Panel Assigned: En Banc
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Docket Entries
09/01/1999Filing Fee Filing Fee Waived.
09/01/1999Record on Appeal DocumentsFiled Record of Bar Proceedings. Record of Disciplinary Proceedings, Pleadings and Transcript of Hearings--Vols. 1 and 2. 99-08201
03/20/2000Order/ProceduralFiled Order/Briefing Schedule. Watters shall have 15 days from the date of this order to file and serve an opening brief. Briefing shall thereafter proceed according to SCR 105(3)(b). We caution Watters that if he fails to file a brief within this period, this matter shall stand submitted upon the record. 00-04344
06/06/2000Order/Dispositional BarFiled Bar Discipline Order. Having reviewed the record on the proceedings before the panel, fn1[Watters failed to file an opening brief in accordance with SCR 105(3)(b), so this matter was considered on the record only.] we conclude that clear and convincing evidence supports the panel's findings, and that the recommended discipline is appropriate in light of the misconduct show, and so approve the panel's recommendation in its entirety. " . . . we disbar Watters from the practice of law in this state." Any future application for reinstatement shall be made in accordance with SCR 116, and may not be made sooner than 5 years from the effective date of this order. Watters shall pay the costs of the disciplinary proceeding. The parties shall comply with the notification provisions of SCR 115. (Order mailed to Watters by regular and certified mail.) En Banc. RR/CY/WM/MS/DA/ML/NB 00-09546
06/06/2000Case Status Update Case Closed. No remittitur issued.
06/26/2000Notice/IncomingFiled Proof of Service. Certificate of Service by Mail and Notice of Order to Public. 00-10948