Saturday, September 13, 2014

This is Never Funny

In re Smith, Esq., 2014 VT 77 (mem.)

By Jeffrey M. Messina

The usual wit and banter is laid aside here. Regardless of the reasoning, the outcome is nothing to laugh about.

In June 2014, the Vermont Professional Responsibility Board recommended disbarring the Respondent effective as of a previous date of suspension approximately a year prior. Respondent did not appeal and SCOV, by its own motion, declined review.


  1. Is there more to the story?

  2. Perhaps, but the opinion is about the same length as this summary...