In the Matter of Thomas L. Whitcomb

On July 18, 1997, the Board of Disciplinary signed adefault  judgment of disbarment of Houston attorney, Thomas L. Whitcomb, State Bar of Texas Card no. 21284000. On January 4, 1989, Whitcomb pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine, in Cause No. 16924-A, styled, The State ofTexas vs. Thomas L. Whitcomb, In the 188th Judicial District Corut of Gregg County, Texas, and he received deferred adjudication and placed on probation for four years beginning January 4, 1989. On August 7, 1989, probation was revoked and Whitcomb was placed on additional probation for 10 years beginning August 7, 1989, and ordered to pay a fine in the amount of 10,000.00.  On May 9, 1995, Whitcomb pleaded nolo contendere to Unlawfully, Intentionally, and Knowingly Possessing Cocaine, in Cause No. 9411666, styled The State of Texas v. Thomas Leland Whitcomb, in the 230th Judicial District Cotllt of Harris County, Texas and was given 10 years deferred adjudication beginning on May 9, 1995, and was ordered to pay a fine of $1,000.00) Dollars. BODA case no. 06382.

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Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Thursday, March 30, 1995
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