In the Matter of Samuel Symonds

On August 25, 1993, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals suspended Samuel Symonds from the practice of law for two years. On August 6, 1992, Symonds pied guilty to four counts of making a false statement to a financial institution in violation of 18 U.S.C.§1014 in Case No. H-92-00074-01, styled United States of America v. Samuel Symonds, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Symonds was sentenced to the custody of the Attorney General for a period of two years, with execution of the sentence suspended and placed on probation. In addition, he was ordered to perform 500 hours of community service, and was ordered to make restitution in the amount of $1,728,024.08. BODA case no. 02223.

BODA Cause Number: 
Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Wednesday, August 4, 1993
BODA Decision: 
Suspended for the Term of Probation
Appealed to the Supreme Court: 
Supreme Court Decision: 
Dismissed as moot
Supreme Court Decision Date: 
Sep 27 1993
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