In the Matter of Richard Collins Dalton

On June 16, 2017, the Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana entered an Order Per Curiam suspending Mr. Dalton from the practice of law for six months deferred for two years subject to his successful completion of probation in a matter styled In Re: Richard Collins Dalton, Attorney Disciplinary Proceeding, Case No. 2017-B-0857. Dalton consented to the discipline and agreed to the allegations in the petition that he violated Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct 1.15 after his bank reported overdrafts in his trust account to the State Bar, and an audit of his account showed that he had made disbursements to himself to which he was not entitled, causing shortages to the trust account on multiple occasions. BODA Case no. 59480.

BODA Cause Number: 
59480
Type of Matter: 
Reciprocal Discipline
Date Filed: 
Friday, August 25, 2017
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
No
Jurisdiction: 
Louisiana
Docket Date: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017