In re Edward P. Bolding

On October 22, 2010 the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an interlocutory order suspending Arizona attorney Edward P. Bolding, 74, State Bar of Texas Card No. 02565550 from the practice of law. Bolding did not answer or appear. On or about March 2, 2010, Bolding was found guilty of two counts of fraudulent scheme of artifice with a value of $100,000 or more, a class two felony, and one count of obstructing criminal investigation or prosecution, a class five felony, Intentional Crimes as defined in the TEXAS RULES OF DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE, in case number CR20061270, styled, State of Arizona v. Edward Porter Bolding, in the Arizona Superior Court, Pima County. Bolding was sentenced to five years in prison followed by three years of community supervision and ordered to pay $740,765.16 in restitution. Bolding has appealed the conviction. The Board retains jurisdiction to enter a final judgment when the criminal appeal is final. Bolding resigned from the practice of law in lieu of discipline.  The Supreme Court of Texas accepted his resignation by Misc Docket No. 10-9193 on November 30, 2010.

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Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
BODA Decision: 
Dismissed as Moot
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