On April 13, 2010 the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a final judgment suspending Houston attorney Saul A. Gower, 59, State Bar of Texas Card No. 08031500 from the practice of law during the term of his criminal probation. On or about August 15, 2007, Gower pled guilty to one count of misbranding a pharmaceutical drug while held for sale in violation of Title 21 U.S.C. § 331(k) and 333(a)(2) and Title 18 U.S.C. § 2 and one count of making a false statement to an agent of the Food and Drug Administration in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1001, Intentional Crimes as defined in the TEXAS RULES OF DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE, in criminal case No. H-07-100, styled, United States of America v. Saul Gower, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. On or about June 26, 2008, a judgment was signed in case no 4:07CR00100-02 sentencing Gower to four years of probation, restricting him to his place of residence for six months, and ordering him to perform 300 hours of community service, pay an assessment in the amount $200, a fine in the amount of $1,000 and restitution in the amount of $98,426. Gower will be suspended from the practice of law until the end of his term of criminal probation, June 25, 2012.

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Compulsory Discipline
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Suspended for the Term of Probation
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