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(F) in the case of a non-attorney practitioner, loss of sponsorship,
see
Rule 1(e), above.
(2) A practitioner before the Court must promptly provide written notification to the Clerk of
any change of address.
See
Rule 1(d) above.
RULE 5. TYPES AND IMPOSITION OF DISCIPLINE
(a) Discipline for Misconduct
. Discipline imposed under these rules for practitioner misconduct
may consist of disbarment (or revocation of admission to practice in the case of a non-attorney
practitioner), suspension from practice before the Court, monetary sanction (including fines),
public reprimand, private admonition (in the form of an unpublished (and nonpublic) order), or
any other discipline that the Court considers appropriate. The Court may condition the
termination of a period of suspension, a reinstatement, or the forbearance of the imposition of
any or a greater disciplinary action on the commission or omission of a particular act or acts by
the practitioner concerned, including:
(1) Participation in continuing legal education, personal, drug or alcohol counseling, or any
other appropriate program; or
(2) the payment of all or part of the costs of the proceedings that led to the imposition of
discipline; or
(3) partial or complete restitution to parties harmed by themisconduct that led to the disciplinary
action.
(b) Presumption of Disbarment.
Disbarment is presumed appropriate for a practitioner convicted
of a serious crime who has been afforded the benefit of the procedures set forth in Rule 7.
(c) Reciprocal Discipline.
When the Court orders that discipline be imposed in accordance with
Rule 7, such discipline will generally run concurrently with the discipline on which the
reciprocal action is based.
(d) Reconsideration or Review.
If the Court decides to impose discipline, it will first advise the
practitioner concerned of that determination in an unpublished (and nonpublic) order. The
practitioner may, not later than 21 days after the date of the order, file a motion for
reconsideration or a single motion for reconsideration and, if reconsideration is denied, for en
banc review. Any such motion must identify, with reasonable specificity, the alleged error(s)
requiring reconsideration or review. The unpublished order provided for in this subsection shall
specify the rights to reconsideration or review provided in this subsection. Action on the motion
shall precede the imposition of any discipline.
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