In the Matter of David W. Knight

On August 7, 2017, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a default judgment of suspension Wichita Falls attorney, David W. Knight, 63, State Bar of Texas Card No. 11597325, suspending his license to practice law for two years and one day, beginning August 9, 2017 and ending August 9, 2019. On September 29, 2015 Mr. Knight was suspended from the practice of law for two years and one day by the Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma in a matter styled, State of Oklahoma ex. Rel. Oklahoma Bar Association, Complainant v. David William Knight, Respondent, O.B.A.D. No. 2041, S.C.B.D. No. 6262. Mr. Knight was to found to have violated the following Oklahoma Rules of Professional Conduct (ORPC):  Rule 1.16(a)(1) Declining or Terminating Representation Rule 3.3(a)(1) Candor Toward The Tribunal; Rule 3.4(c) Fairness to Opposing Party and Counsel, Rule 5.5 Unauthorized Practice of Law; Rule 8.1(b) Bar Admission and Disciplinary Matters, and Oklahoma Rules Governing Disciplinary Proceedings (RGDP): Rule 1.3 Discipline for Act Contrary to Prescribe Standards of Conduct; Rule 5.2 Investigations; Rule 9.1 Notice to Clients; List of Other Bars to Which Admitted. Mr. Knight did not answer or appear. BODA cause number 58730.

 

BODA Cause Number: 
58354
Type of Matter: 
Reciprocal Discipline
Date Filed: 
Monday, November 14, 2016
BODA Decision: 
Suspended
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
No
SBOT Card No.: 
11597325
Jurisdiction: 
Oklahoma
Docket Date: 
Friday, August 4, 2017