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(c) Burden of Proof and Applicant Cooperation.
The applicant shall have the burden of
establishing, by a preponderance of the evidence, that he or she has the character and
qualifications necessary for admission and must cooperate with the Court and the Committee in
their consideration of the application.
(a) Discipline.
Unless otherwise provided by specific rule of the Court, the disciplinary standard
for practice is the Model Rules of Professional Conduct adopted by the American Bar
Association on August 2, 1983, as amended.
(b) Professional Misconduct.
A practitioner is subject to the Court's disciplinary authority for
professional misconduct.
(1) Professional misconduct means:
(A) an act or omission that violates the Court's disciplinary standard or any other
disciplinary rules applicable to the practitioner; or
(B) an act or omission that resulted in discipline by another jurisdiction at any time after
the practitioner's admission to practice before the Court.
(2) Professional misconduct may also mean a failure to comply with any rule of the Court.
(c) Duties of Practitioners.
(1) A practitioner must, not later than ten days after the occurrence, provide written notification
to the Clerk, to all clients presently represented before the Court, and to all adverse parties
in those cases of any of the following actions regarding that practitioner:
(A) Public discipline for professional misconduct; or
(B) indictment of or other equivalent formal charge with a serious crime (as defined in
Rule 7(b)(3)); or
(C) conviction of a serious crime (as defined in Rule 7(b)(3)); or
(D) disbarment on consent; or
(E) resignation from the bar of any court while an investigation into an allegation of
misconduct is pending; or