In the Matter of Jose Marcos Perales-Piña

On July 29, 2019, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a judgment of partially probated suspension against El Paso attorney Jose Marcos Perales-Piña, 41, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24091472. On March 8, 2019, the Supreme Court of the State of New Mexico entered an Order suspending Perales-Piña from the practice of law for one year followed by supervised probation for six months in a matter styled, No. S-1-SC-37402, In the Matter of J. Marcos Perales Pina, an Attorney Suspended from the Practice Law Before the Courts of the State of New Mexico. The court found that Perales-Piña violated New Mexico Rules of Professional Conduct 16-101 (failing to provide competent representation to a client); 16-801 (knowingly making false statements of material facts in connection with a disciplinary matter); 16-804(D) (engaging in conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice); and, 16-804(C) (engaging in conduct involving dishonesty, deceit, or misrepresentation). Perales-Piña is suspended from the practice of law in Texas beginning July 29, 2019 and ending July 28, 2020, followed by a probated six-month suspension. BODA case no. 62036.

BODA Cause Number: 
Type of Matter: 
Reciprocal Discipline
Date Filed: 
Friday, May 24, 2019
BODA Decision: 
Partially Probated Suspension
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
SBOT Card No.: 
New Mexico
Docket Date: 
Friday, July 26, 2019
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