In re Eugene X. Mercier
On May 12, 2014 the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a final judgment (nunc pro tunc) of disbarment against Corpus Christi attorney Eugene X. Mercier, 55, State Bar of Texas Card No. 13946700. On May 13, 2013, the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth District of Texas issued its mandate to the 332nd District Court of Hidalgo County, Texas in Cause No. CR-3680-01-F styled, The State of Texas v. Eugene X. Mercier affirming Mercier’s criminal felony conviction for conspiracy to commit barratry, a state jail felony, an intentional crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure. On November 3, 2006, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals entered an interlocutory order of suspension pending the appeal of his criminal conviction. Mercier appealed the interlocutory order of the Board to the Supreme Court of Texas. The Supreme Court affirmed the finding that Mercier was convicted of an Intentional Crime and the interlocutory suspension. In re Mercier, 242 S.W.3d 46, 48 (Tex. 2007) (per curiam). Mr. Mercier appealed the final judgment of disbarment to the Supreme Court of Texas in cause No. 14-0367 and the court affirmed his disbarment on January 30, 2015. BODA cause number 38020.