UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT
December 10, 2008
IN THE MATTER OF: ISIDORO RODRIGUEZ, ESQ.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Anthony J. Scirica
Present: Scirica, Chief Judge, Sloviter, McKee, Rendell, Barry, Ambro, Fuentes, Smith, Fisher, Chagares, Jordan and Hardiman, Circuit Judges.
This order is issued pursuant to Rule 12.4 of the Third Circuit Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement with respect to an application for reinstatement filed by Isidoro Rodriguez, Esquire, a member of this Court's bar.
On September 23, 2008, the Standing Committee on Attorney Discipline held a hearing regarding Mr. Rodriguez's reinstatement application. On October 21, 2008, the Standing Committee on Attorney Discipline filed a Report and Recommendation recommending that Mr. Rodriguez's application for reinstatement be denied. Mr. Rodriguez filed Exceptions to the Report and Recommendation on November 5, 2008. Subsequently, the Report and Recommendation, the Exceptions thereto, and the record in the disciplinary proceeding were submitted to the active judges of the Court for consideration.
On consideration of the Report and Recommendation, the Exceptions to the Report and Recommendation, and the record referred to the Court by the Standing Committee on Attorney Discipline,
It is ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation of the Standing Committee on Attorney Discipline is approved and adopted and the application for reinstatement is denied. In accordance with Rule 12.3, Third Circuit Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement, no new petition for reinstatement may be filed within one (1) year following this adverse determination.
It is further ORDERED that this order and the Report and Recommendation will be disseminated and published in the Federal Appendix in the same fashion as an opinion of this Court that has not been selected for publication in the Federal Reporter. In accordance with Rule 11, Third Circuit Rules of Attorney Disciplinary Enforcement, the order and Report and Recommendation will also be sent to all courts before which Mr. Rodriguez has been admitted to practice and to the National Disciplinary Data Base, and will be maintained by the clerk as a public record as required by Rule 14.3, Third Circuit Rules of Attorney Disciplinary Enforcement.*fn1