In the Matter of Joseph M. Bruno

On Jan. 22, 2018, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an Agreed Judgment of Partially Probated Suspension of New Orleans, LA attorney Joseph M. Bruno, 63, State Bar of Texas Card No. 00788860. On Oct. 9, 2017, the Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana entered an Order Per Curiam suspending Mr. Bruno from the practice of law for 90 days and all but 30 days deferred subject to his successful completion of probation in a matter styled In Re: Joseph M. Bruno, Number 2017-B-1012. The Supreme Court of Louisiana found that he violated Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct 1.3 and 1.4 by neglecting a client’s matter and by failing to communicate with the client. Bruno is suspended from the practice of law in Texas beginning Jan. 22, 2018 and ending Apr. 22, 2018 with the first 30 days active and the remainder probated, provided that he comply with the terms and conditions of his partially probated suspension. BODA cause no. 59816.

BODA Cause Number: 
59816
Type of Matter: 
Reciprocal Discipline
Date Filed: 
Monday, December 4, 2017
BODA Decision: 
Agreed Suspension
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
No
SBOT Card No.: 
000788860
Jurisdiction: 
Louisiana