In the Matter of Jon D. Smithson

On October 3, 1995, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals disbarred Tyler TX attorney Jon D. Smithson, State Bar of Texas Card no. 18772600. On January 26, 1994 Smithson was convicted of violation of 18 USC Section 371 conspiracy to defraud a bankruptcy court, and 18 USC Section 152, fraudulent transfer, concealing assets, and false statement, in Case Number 6:93CR20-1, styled United States of America v. Jon D. Smithson, United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas and sentenced to 27 months in prison on each of five counts, to run concurrently, and was ordered to make restitution in the amount of $278,730.42) Dollars.

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Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Tuesday, March 1, 1994
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