|CALENDAR STATUS: Active|
|In Re: W. Scott Phinney|
|Supreme Court Case 1|
|W. Scott Phinney on behalf of W. Scott Phinney|
Stacy J. Hankin on behalf of the Oregon State Bar
Statement of Issues:
|In Re W. Scott Phinney (S060529)|
The accused seeks review of the decision of the Oregon State Bar trial panel disbarring him for violating RPC 8.4(a)(2) and RPC 8.4(a)(3) by knowingly converting funds to personal use from the Yale Alumni Association of Oregon and Southwest Washington when he was the acting treasurer for that organization.
On direct review, the issues are:
(1) Did the trial panel correctly conclude that the accused violated RPC 8.4(a)(2) by committing acts that constituted theft as defined by ORS 164.015?
(2) Did the trial panel correctly conclude that the accused violated RPC 8.4(a)(3) by knowingly converting funds to personal use?
(3) Did the trial panel correctly conclude that the accused should be disbarred?
The foregoing summary of a Supreme Court case that is scheduled for oral argument has been prepared for the benefit of the public. Parties and practitioners should rely on neither the factual summary set out above, nor the statement of issues to be decided, as delineating the questions that the Supreme Court ultimately may consider on review. See generally Oregon Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.20.
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