RONALD EVANS HARDEN v. Comm'n for Lawyer Discipline

On July 10, 2006, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals dismissed for want of jurisdiction the appeal of Key Largo, Florida, attorney Ronald Evans Harden, 56, SBOT Card No. 00792079, of a default judgment of partially probated suspension issued by the Evidentiary Panel for the State Bar of Texas District 01A grievance committee in Case No. D0070424225. The Board found that Harden filed his notice of appeal on April 18, 2006. The default judgment of partially probated suspension was signed on June 30, 2005. Harden received notice of the default judgment of partially probated suspension on September 6, 2005. Harden filed a motion for new trial on February 17, 2006.. The Board issued an Order to Show Cause to Harden on May 30, 2006, giving him 30 days to respond and show cause as to why this appeal should not be dismissed for want of jurisdiction. Harden did not respond. Harden remains on a probated suspension until July 31, 2007.

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Dismissed for want of jurisdiction
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