On June 25, 2008 the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a final judgment disbarring Austin attorney Mikel Peter Eggert, 34, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24030354. On December 1, 2005, the Board signed an Interlocutory Order suspending Eggert from the practice of law pending the appeal of his criminal conviction for criminal conspiracy; fabricating physical evidence in violation of the Texas Penal Code § 15.02; 37.09(a)(2), a state jail felony, an intentional crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure , in Cause No. CR12119 styled, The State of Texas v. Mikel Peter Eggert, in the 266th District Court of Erath County, Texas. Eggert was sentenced to two years of confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice probated for five years. He was also assessed a fine of $5,000 and ordered to pay costs of $313, attorney’s fees of $4,000, perform 150 hours of community service and pay a fee of $25 to the Erath County Crimestoppers. A condition of his probation was to serve 30 days in the Erath County Jail. On or about February 25, 2008, the Eleventh Court of Appeals for the State of Texas affirmed his criminal conviction.

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Feb 25 2008
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