In re James Joseph Everett

On January 31, 2012, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a final judgment of disbarment against Scottsdale, Arizona attorney James Joseph Everett, 56, State Bar of Texas Card No. 06742100. On August 18, 2009, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an interlocutory order of suspension against Everett because on January 23, 2009, Everett was found guilty of violating Title 18 U.S.C. § 152(3), False Declaration in Bankruptcy Proceedings, Title 18 U.S.C. § 157, Bankruptcy Fraud and Title 18 U.S.C. § 1956(a)(1)(B)(i), Money Laundering/Concealment, intentional crimes as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in Cause No. CR 06-00795-001-PHX-JAT, styled, United States of America v. James Joseph Everett, in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. Everett was sentenced to 13 months in the custody of the United States Bureau of Prisons followed by supervised release for three (3) years, and ordered to pay an assessment of $3,300.00 and a fine of $7,500.00. On November 8, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed his conviction and issued its mandate. Everett answered but failed to appear at the hearing. BODA cause number 44745.

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Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Thursday, July 28, 2011
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