In the Matter of Kirk Lawrence Brannan

On July 29, 2019, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an interlocutory order of suspension against Lake Jackson, TX attorney Kirk Lawrence Brannan, 65, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24038779. Although duly cited, Mr. Brannan did not answer or appear at the hearing. On April 5, 2019 Brannan pled guilty to Bank Fraud in violation of 18 USC § 1343, an Intentional Crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in the case styled, United States of America v. Kirk Lawrence Brannan, Cause No. 4:15-CR-00080-001 in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. Mr. Brannan was sentenced to prison for 36 months, followed by supervised release for three years and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $5,317,350.00. Brannan appealed his criminal conviction and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed his conviction on August 9, 2019. On October 30, 2019, the Commission for Lawyer Discipline filed a Motion for Entry of Final Judgment of Disbarment. BODA cause number 62049.

 

BODA Cause Number: 
62049
Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
BODA Decision: 
Interlocutory Suspension
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
No
SBOT Card No.: 
24038779
Docket Date: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
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