In the Matter of Byron L. Landau

On July 19, 2016, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an agreed judgment of suspension of Henderson, Nevada attorney, Byron L. Landau, 62, State Bar of Texas Card No.00789970. On November 19, 2015, Mr. Landau was suspended from the practice of law for three years by the Supreme Court of Illinois in a matter styled, In re Byron Lee Landau, Attorney-Respondent, No. 3121895, Supreme Court No. M.R. Commission No. 2014PR00174. Landau was found to have failed to consult with the client as to the means by which the objectives of the representation were to be pursued, failed to act with reasonable diligence, failed to promptly inform the client concerning circumstances with respect to which the client’s informed consent were required, failed to keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter, failed to promptly comply with reasonable requests for information from a client, failed to explain a matter to the extent reasonably necessary to permit an informed decision, failed to prepare and maintain complete trust account records, failed to protect a client’s interests, failed to promptly refund an unearned fee, failed to supervise non lawyer employees, and assisted in the unauthorized practice of law in another jurisdiction – violations of the following Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct: 1.2(a); 1.3; 1.4(a)(1) through 1.4(a)(4); 1.4(b); 1.5(a)(1) through 1.5(a)(8); 1.16(d); and, 5.3(a) and 5.5(a). BODA cause number 57697.

BODA Cause Number: 
Type of Matter: 
Reciprocal Discipline
Date Filed: 
Thursday, May 26, 2016
BODA Decision: 
Agreed Judgment of Suspension
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
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