In the Matter of Bilal Ahmed Khaleeq

On July 26, 2019, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a final judgment of disbarment of against Dallas attorney Bilal Ahmed Khaleeq, 49, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24091271. On July 20, 2018 Khaleeq pled guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Marriage Fraud in violation of 18 USC § 371 (8 USC § 1325(c)), an Intentional Crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in the case styled, United States of America v. Bilal Ahmed Khaleeq Cause No. 3:17-CR-00359-N(1) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division. Mr. Khaleeq was sentenced to prison for six months, followed by supervised release for one year and ordered to pay a fine in the amount of $10,000.00. Khaleeq appealed his criminal conviction and on October 9, 2018, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an interlocutory order of suspension during the pendency of his appeal. On September 20, 2019 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit dismissed his appeal for want of prosecution. Khaleeq appealed BODA's judgment to the Supreme Court of Texas, no. 19-0703. The Supreme Court of Texas dismissed his appeal for want of prosecution on December 20, 2019. BODA cause number 60812.


BODA Cause Number: 
Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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Supreme Court Decision: 
Dismissed for want of prosecution
Supreme Court Decision Date: 
Dec 20 2019
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Docket Date: 
Friday, July 26, 2019
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