In the Matter of Benjamin Richard Horton

On December 12, 2019, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an Agreed Judgment of Suspension against North Salt Lake, UT attorney Benjamin Richard Horton, 43, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24053273. On or about September 15, 2016, an Order of Discipline: Suspension was filed in the Third Judicial District Court in and for Salt Lake County, State of Utah, in a matter styled, In the Matter of the Discipline of: Benjamin R.Horton, #11452, Respondent, Civil No. 140905954, suspending Horton from the practice of law for three years beginning October 15, 2016 for violations of the Utah Rules of Professional Conduct 1.3 (diligence); 1.4(a) (communication); 1.5(a) (fees); 1.8(h)(1) (conflict of interest); 5.3(a) (responsibilities regarding non-lawyer assistants); 5.4 (professional independence of a lawyer); 7.1 (communication concerning a lawyer’s services); 8.1(b) (bar admission and disciplinary matters); 8.4(c) (fraud, deceit or misrepresentation). Horton is suspended from the practice of law for three years, beginning January 1, 2020. BODA case no. 59814.


BODA Cause Number: 
Type of Matter: 
Reciprocal Discipline
Date Filed: 
Monday, December 4, 2017
BODA Decision: 
Agreed Suspension
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
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