In the Matter of John William Tinder II

On July 25, 2016, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an agreed judgment of suspension of Round Rock attorney, John William Tinder II, 44, State Bar of Texas Card No.24003060, suspending Mr. Tinder from the practice of law in Texas for one year and one day, beginning on July 25, 2016 and ending on July 26, 2017. Mr. Tinder was suspended from the practice of law for one year and one day by the Supreme Court of Colorado in a matter styled, Complainant: The People of the State Of Colorado, Respondent: John William Tinder, #39915, Case No. 15PDJ 082. Respondent violated the following Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct: 1.1 failed to provide competent representation to a client; 1.2 failed to abide by a client's decisions concerning the objectives of representation; 1.3 A did not act with reasonable diligence and promptness in representing a client; 1.4(a)(3) did not keep the client reasonably informed about the status of the matter; 1.4.(a)( 4) did not promptly comply with reasonable requests for information; 1. 16(d) upon termination of representation, he did not take steps to the extent reasonably practicable to protect a client's interests; 3.4(c) he knowingly disobeyed an obligation under the rules of a tribunal except for an open refusal based on an assertion that no valid obligation exists; 3.4(d) he made a frivolous discovery request or failed to make reasonably diligent effort to comply with a legally proper discovery request by an opposing party; and, 8.4(c) he engaged in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation. BODA cause number 57703.


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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