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People v. Morrow

No. 20PDJ037.

July 2020


he Presiding Disciplinary Judge approved a conditional admission of misconduct and imposed reciprocal discipline, suspending Eric Morrow (attorney registration number 27106) from the practice of law in Colorado for 18 months, all stayed upon successful completion of an 18-month period of probation, with conditions. The Presiding Disciplinary Judge also suspended Morrow for a period of one year, all stayed on compliance with conditions. The two periods of suspension, which are to run concurrently, are premised on two separate disciplinary cases in New Mexico.

On January 2, 2018, the Supreme Court of New Mexico suspended Morrow for one year, all stayed on the successful completion of a one-year period of probation, with conditions. In that case, Morrow was disciplined for failing to act with competence and diligence, and for prejudicing the administration of justice.

On October 21, 2019, the Supreme Court of New Mexico suspended Morrow for 18 months, all stayed on the successful completion of an 18-month period of probation, with conditions. In that case, Morrow was disciplined for failing to act with competence and diligence, failing to communicate with and provide an accounting to a client, and prejudicing the administration of justice by failing to attend various court hearings.
Morrow’s misconduct constituted grounds for reciprocal discipline under CRCP 251.5 and 251.21.

The case file is public per CRCP 251.31.

Official Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge proceedings can be found at the Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge website.

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