Board Opinions and Orders

Below is a list of recent opinions and orders issued by the Attorney Discipline Board.

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General Order ADB 2020-1,

Regarding Operations in Light of COVID-19
Board Order
Decided: 03/24/20

Eaglin, Fulton B.

Affirming Hearing Panel Order of 179-Day Suspension
Board Order
Decided: 02/27/20

Norton, Scott D.

Affirming Hearing Panel Order of Suspension And Restitution
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 02/04/20

Norsigian, Richard Shant

Affirming Hearing Panel Finding of Misconduct, Modifying Order of Discipline, and Imposing Order of Reprimand With Conditions
Board Order
Decided: 02/03/20

Hyman, Norman

Vacating Order of Suspension With Conditions and Granting Request to Transfer Respondent to Inactive Status Pursuant to MCR 9.121(B) (By Consent)
Board Order
Decided: 12/19/19

Friedman, Ernest

Affirming Hearing Panel Order of 60-Day Suspension Case No. 18-37-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 10/08/19

Beck, S. Garrett

Granting Request for Interlocutory Review Case Nos. 18-133-RD; 18-134-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 09/30/19

McCarthy, Timothy H., Jr.

Affirming Hearing Panel's Denial of Respondent's Motion for Postjudgment Relief Case No. 19-3-MZ
Board Order
Decided: 09/27/19

Christensen, David E.

Affirming Hearing Panel Order of Reprimand Case No. 18-71-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 09/27/19

Jackson, Carolyn J.

Increasing Discipline From a 180-Day Suspension to a Two-Year Suspension and Affirming Restitution Case No. 18-58-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 05/07/19

MacDonald, Harold C.

Affirming Hearing Panel Order of Disbarment, Amending Order of Restitution and Adding Conditions Case No. 17-59-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 03/19/19

Chaban, Mark A.

Denying Respondent's Motion for Reconsideration and Denying Respondent's Motion to Strike Petitioner's Responses Case No. 15-151-GA
Board Order
Decided: 02/14/19

Hadden, Donnelly W.

Increasing Discipline From a 45-Day Suspension to Disbarment Case No. 15-105-GA
Board Order
Decided: 01/09/19

Chaban, Mark A.

Affirming Hearing Panel Order of Suspension and Restitution Case No. 15-151-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 12/19/18

Easthope, Christopher S.

Denying Respondent's Motion for Assignment to a New Hearing Panel Case No. 17-136-GA
Board Order
Decided: 12/18/18

Shanaberger, William G.

Vacating Hearing Panel Order of Disbarment and Dismissing Grievance Administrator's Petition for Order to Show Cause Case No. 18-33-MZ
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 11/20/18

Eason, Darryl W.

Affirming Hearing Panel Order of Discipline Imposing Condition Case No. 17-25-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 11/19/18

Shulman, Lawrence B>

Affirming Hearing Panel Order of Suspension And Restitution Case No. 17-1-GA
Board Order
Decided: 10/22/18

Lutz, David G.

Discontinuance Without Prejudice Case No. 18-114-GA
Board Order
Decided: 10/22/18

Shirvell, Andrew L.

Denying Respondent's Motion for Reconsideration and Denying Renewed Motion for Stay of Discipline Case No. 15-49-GA
Board Order
Decided: 07/27/18

Tindall, Michael E.

Affirming Hearing Panel Order of Disbarment Case No. 14-36-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 05/08/18

Shirvell, Andrew L.

Affirming Hearing Panel Order of Disbarment Case No. 15-49-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 05/08/18

Cohen, Steven G.

Affirming Hearing Panel Finding of Misconduct, Vacating Order of Suspension, and Imposing Order of Reprimand Case No. 15-28-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 04/25/18

Bruce, Ronald Thomas, Jr.

Reducing Suspension From 18 Months to 270 Days and Affirming Restitution and Condition Case No. 16-101-GA
Board Order
Board Opinion
Decided: 01/25/18

Mikko, Dennis P.

Amended Order Affirming Hearing Panel Order Denying Petition for Reinstatement Case No. 17-6-RP
Board Order
Decided: 01/10/18