In the Matter of David W. Knight

On or about September 29, 2015, the Supreme Court of Oklahoma filed its opinion suspending David W. Knight for two years and one day in a matter styled, State of Oklahoma ex rel. Oklahoma Bar Association v. David William Knight, 2015 OK 59 (O.B.A.D. No. 2041). The court’s opinion states that he had previously been suspended for one year but practiced law during the suspension, failed to notify his clients and the courts of the suspension, failed to answer the bar complaint, and misrepresented to the courts that he was still authorized to practice law, thereby violating Oklahoma Rules of Professional Conduct 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; and Rule 8.1(b) Bar Admission and Disciplinary Matters, along with various procedural rules. BODA case no. 58354.

BODA Cause Number: 
Type of Matter: 
Reciprocal Discipline
Date Filed: 
Monday, November 14, 2016
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
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Docket Date: 
Friday, August 4, 2017