In re Buffy Marie Lawrence

On October 24, 2014, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a Judgment of Disbarment against Houston attorney Buffy Marie Lawrence, 43, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24052821. On April 1, 2014, Lawrence was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison, followed by supervised release for three years after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, an Intentional Crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in United States of America v. Buffy Marie Lawrence, Case No. H-11-575 in the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. BODA cause number 54395. Ms. Lawrence has appealed this decision to the Texas Supreme Court, 14-0960. On June 5, 2015, the Supreme Court of Texas dismissed the appeal for want of prosecution.

BODA Cause Number: 
Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Thursday, June 5, 2014
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Supreme Court Decision: 
Dismissed for want of prosecution
Supreme Court Decision Date: 
Jun 5 2015
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Docket Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014
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