In the Matter of Royal Mullins

On Dec. 11, 2017, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an Order Dismissing Compulsory Discipline against Greenville, Texas attorney Royal Mullins, 63, State Bar of Texas Card No. 14657750. On May 4, 2016, Mullins was found guilty of Murder, an Intentional Crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in the case styled, The State of Texas v. Royal Lynn Mullins, Cause No. 30544 in the 196th Judicial District Court of Hunt County, Texas. Mr. Mullins was sentenced to prison for 60 years and ordered to pay a fine in the amount of $10,000.00 and court costs of $266.25. On Jan. 12, 2017, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an agreed interlocutory order of suspension against Mullins pending the appeal of his criminal conviction. On May 19, 2017, the Sixth Court of Appeals for the State of Texas affirmed his conviction, On Nov. 30, 2017, the Supreme Court of Texas accepted Mullins’ resignation in lieu of discipline by Misc. Docket No. 17-9150 and cancelled his license to practice law. BODA cause number 58339.


BODA Cause Number: 
Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
BODA Decision: 
Resigned in Lieu of Discipline
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
SBOT Card No.: