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 has appealed his criminal conviction. The Board retains jurisdiction to enter a final judgment when the criminal appeal is final. 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, July 26, 2019
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