In the matter of Gaylyn Leon Cooper

On January 29, 2021, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an Agreed Judgment of Revocation and Active Suspension from the Practice of Law against Port Arthur, TX attorney Gaylyn Leon Cooper, 67, State Bar of Texas Card No. 04774700.  On February 5, 2020, in a case styled, Commission for Lawyer Discipline, Petitioner, v. Gaylyn Leon Cooper, Respondent, Case Nos. 201806966, 201802780, an Evidentiary Panel of the State Bar of Texas District 3 Grievance Committee found that Respondent had committed violations of Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct 1.01(b)(1), 1.01(b)(2), 1.03(a), 1.03(b), 1.l4(a), and 1.15(d).  The panel imposed a four-year fully probated suspension beginning April 1, 2020, and ending March 31, 2024.  On January 29, 2021, the Board found that Cooper failed to comply with the terms of his probated suspension and revoked the probation of suspension.   Cooper is suspended from the practice of law for four years, from January 29, 2021 through January 28, 2025. BODA case no. 65079.


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Type of Matter: 
Revocation of Probation
Date Filed: 
Monday, January 4, 2021
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Docket Date: 
Friday, January 29, 2021
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