In the Matter of Richard Reed Fritz

On October 18, 2017, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a default judgment of disbarment against Prairie Village, KS attorney, Richard Reed Fritz, 50, State Bar of Texas Card No. 00793760. On March 25, 2014, Mr. Fritz was disbarred from the practice of law by the Supreme Court of Missouri in a matter styled, In Re: Richard R. Fritz, Respondent, Supreme Court No. SC94083, MBE #53606 for violations of the following Missouri Rules of Professional Conduct: 4-1.3 (failure to act with reasonable diligence and promptness); 4-1.4 (failure to keep his client reasonably informed about the status of the matter and failure to promptly comply with reasonable requests for information); 4-1.15(e) (failure to maintain the client’s property separate from his own, failure to return the property to the client promptly, and failure to prperly safegaurd the client’s property); 4-1.16 (failure ti surrender property to the client upon termination of the representation); and, 4-8.1(c) failure to respond to a lawful demand for information from the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel). Although properly served and noticed, Fritz did not answer or appear. BODA cause number 57322.


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Reciprocal Discipline
Date Filed: 
Friday, March 4, 2016
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Docket Date: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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