Joe Jesse Ponce III v. Comm'n for Lawyer Discipline

Mr. Ponce, 24014329, appeals a judgment of Partially Probated Suspension signed by Evidentiary Panel 10-3 of the District 10 grievance committee of the State Bar of Texas on May 15, 2019. The evidentiary panel found that Mr. Ponce did not answer or appear at the hearing and he violated TDRPC 1.05(b)(1)(ii) (revealed confidential information acquired during the course of representation of a client) and 1.14(b) (failed to render an accounting of funds paid to him by a client). Mr. Ponce is suspended from the practice of law for three years, beginning June 1, 2019. The last 32 months are probated beginning October 1, 2019. BODA case no. 62308.

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Type of Matter: 
Evidentiary Appeal
Date Filed: 
Friday, July 26, 2019
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SBOT Discipline: 
Partially Probated Suspension
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Docket Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2023
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