In the Matter of Refugio Rafael Perez

On Oct. 18, 2017 the Board of Disciplinary Appeals revoked the probation of Corpus Christi attorney Refugio Rafael Perez, 39, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24051893 and suspended him from the practice of law for 18 months, beginning Oct. 17, 2017 and ending Apr. 17, 2019.

On or about Aug. 18, 2016 the District 11-1 State Bar of Texas grievance committee signed an agreed judgment of probated suspension against Mr. Perez. The judgment found that Perez committed professional misconduct by violating the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct 1.03(a) (failed to keep his client reasonably informed on the status of a matter and 8.04(a)(8) (he failed to respond to a request for a response from the State Bar of Texas) and suspended him from the practice of law for eighteen months, fully probated on certain terms beginning Sep. 1, 2016 and ending Feb. 28, 2018.

The Board of Disciplinary Appeals found that Perez materially violated the terms and conditions of the agreed judgment of fully probated suspension. BODA cause number 59610.

 

BODA Cause Number: 
59610
Type of Matter: 
Revocation of Probation
Date Filed: 
Monday, September 25, 2017
SBOT Cause No.: 
201500311
SBOT Discipline: 
Fully Probated Suspension
SBOT Grievance Committee Number: 
11
BODA Decision: 
Suspended
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
No
SBOT Card No.: 
24051893
Docket Date: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017