In the Matter of Alfonso Kennard Jr

On May 5, 2022, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals entered a Judgment of Suspension against Houston attorney Alfonso Kennard, Jr., 45, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24036888.  On March 9, 2021, the Supreme Court of the State of Minnesota issued an Order in the matter styled In Re Petition for Disciplinary Action against Alfonso Kennard, Jr., a Non-Minnesota Attorney, No. A20-1247, in which Kennard was suspended from the practice of law in Minnesota for 30 days.  The court found Kennard violated Minnesota Rules Professional Conduct 3.4(c) (knowingly disobeying an obligation under the rules of a tribunal); 5.5(a) (unauthorized practice of law; and 8.l(b) (failure to cooperate with investigation).  Kennard was suspended from the practice of law in Texas for a total of 30 days, beginning May 5, stayed pending appeal during the period of suspension, and ending January 16.  BODA Case No. 65861.


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Type of Matter: 
Reciprocal Discipline
Date Filed: 
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
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Docket Date: 
Friday, April 29, 2022
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