January 16, 2015
IN RE: KEVIN M. STEEL
IN RE: Disciplinary Counsel; Kevin Michael Steel; -- Other(s); Applying For Joint Petition for Consent Discipline
Joint petition for consent discipline accepted.
John L. Weimer, Bernette J. Johnson, Jeannette Theriot Knoll, Greg G. Guidry, Marcus R. Clark, Jefferson D. Hughes, III, Scott J. Crichton.
ATTORNEY DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS
The Office of Disciplinary Counsel (" ODC" ) commenced an investigation into allegations that respondent neglected a legal matter and failed to communicate with a client. Prior to the filing of formal charges, respondent and the ODC submitted a joint petition for consent discipline. Having reviewed the petition,
IT IS ORDERED that the Petition for Consent Discipline be accepted and that Kevin M. Steel, Louisiana Bar Roll number 26125, be and he hereby is suspended from the practice of law for a period of three months, fully deferred.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that all costs and expenses in the matter are assessed against respondent in accordance with Supreme Court Rule XIX, § 10.1, with legal interest to commence thirty days from the date of finality of this court's judgment until paid.