In the Matter of Michael Garnet McGraw

On January 27, 2017, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a default judgment of disbarment against Sherman, Texas attorney Michael Garnet McGraw, 54, State Bar of Texas Card No.00792686. Although properly cited and noticed, McGraw did not answer or appear. On July 22, 2016, McGraw pled guilty to Injury to a Child with serious bodily injury and mental injury in violation the Texas Penal Code sec. 22.04(e), an Intentional Crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in the case styled, The State of Texas v. Michael Garnet McGraw, Cause No. 067190 in the 59th Judicial District Court of Grayson County, Texas. Mr. McGraw was sentenced to prison for 20 years. The criminal conviction is final. BODA cause number 57993.

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Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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Friday, January 27, 2017
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