Matthew L. Pepper v. Comm'n for Lawyer Discipline

On July 29, 2019, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals affirmed the Judgment of Public Reprimand against The Woodlands, TX attorney Matthew Louis Pepper, 56, State Bar of Texas Card No. 24066817, signed by the Evidentiary Panel 3-1 of the District 3 Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas on September 4, 2018. The panel found that Pepper violated Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct 1.07(a)(1) (a lawyer shall not act as an intermediary between clients without disclosure and consent) and 1.09(a)(3) (without prior consent, a lawyer shall not represent another person against a former client in the same or substantially related matter). Mr. Pepper appealed the Board's judgment to the Supreme Court of Texas, no. 19-0668 and it was affirmed on March 13, 2020. BODA case no. 61009.


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Evidentiary Appeal
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Friday, September 28, 2018
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Public Reprimand
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Mar 13 2020
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