In the Matter of Rahul Malhotra

On October 11, 2018, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a judgment conforming suspension to criminal probation against Toronto, Canada attorney Rahul Malhotra, 47, State Bar of Texas Card No. 00797781. On March 28, 2017, Mr. Malhotra pled guilty to False Statement in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1001(a)(2), an Intentional Crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in the case styled, United States of America v. Rahul Malhotra, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division; Cause No. 5:16-CR-00460-0LG(1) and was placed on community supervision for five years and ordered to pay an assessment of $100 and a fine of $7,500. On January 29, 2018 his sentence was amended and he was placed on probation for a term of two years beginning March 23, 2017. Finding that Mr. Malhotra received a new sentence, the Board conformed its previous judgment dated January 26, 2018. Mr. Malhotra is suspended from the practice of law in Texas during the term of his criminal probation — until March. 22, 2019. BODA cause number 59097.

BODA Cause Number: 
Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017
BODA Decision: 
Suspended for the Term of Probation
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
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Docket Date: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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