On June 15, 2006 the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a final judgment of suspension against Houston attorney Roxane Esther Martinez, 47, SBOT Card No. 13144210. On April 14, 2005, the Board signed an Interlocutory Order suspending Martinez from the practice of law pending the appeal of her criminal conviction for Class B misdemeanor theft, an intentional crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in Cause No. 1194496 styled, The State of Texas v. Roxane E. Martinez, in the County Criminal Court at Law No. 12 in Harris County, Texas. Martinez was sentenced to 90 days confinement, probated for one year. She was also assessed a fine of $2,000. The Interlocutory Order provided that in the event Martinez’s conviction became final, she would be suspended during the term of her community supervision. On or about October 13, 2005, the Fourteenth Court of Appeals for the State of Texas issued a mandate affirming the judgment in the criminal case. On April 6, 2006, the trial court dismissed the criminal case and terminated her community supervision. In accordance with the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, the early termination of Martinez’s community supervision has no effect upon the term of her compulsory discipline. She is suspended until October 12, 2006.

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