EUGENE X. MERCIER
On November 3, 2006, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals entered an interlocutory order of suspension against Corpus Christi attorney Eugene X. Mercier, 47, SBOT Card No. 13946700. On or about May 26, 2006, Mercier was found guilty of Conspiracy to Commit Barratry, a state jail felony, an intentional crime as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, in Cause No. CR-3680-01-F styled, The State of Texas v. Eugene X. Mercier, in the 332 nd District Court of Hidalgo County, Texas. Mercier was sentenced to six months confinement, which sentence was suspended and Mercier was placed on community supervision for two years. He was also assessed a fine of $7,500 and ordered to attend and complete a 15-hour drug education program, work 240 community service hours and surrender his law license. Mercier has appealed the conviction. In the event that the conviction becomes final, Mercier will be disbarred.