In the Matter of Barlow Smith

On May 8, 2017, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an Order Dismissing Compulsory Discipline of Marble Falls TX attorney Barlow Smith, 87, State Bar of Texas Card No. 18536020. On September 22, 2015, Smith pled guilty to Fraud Delivery of a Controlled Substance/Prescription Schedule III/IV/V in violation of Texas Penal Code sec. 481.129(c)(1), an Intentional Crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in the case styled, The State of Texas v. Barlow Smith, Cause No. 42272 in the 424th Judicial District Court of Burnet County, Texas, and sentenced him to five years in prison. The sentence was probated and Smith was placed on community supervision for 10 years. On May 2, 2017 the Supreme Court of Texas accepted Smith’s resignation in lieu of discipline by Misc. Docket No. 17-9037 and cancelled his license to practice law. BODA cause number 58729.

BODA Cause Number: 
Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
BODA Decision: 
Resigned in Lieu of Discipline
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
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