October 05, 2000
IN THE MATTER OF WILLIAM E. FREDENBERGER, ESQUIRE
A Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals BDN: 169-99
Before: Terry and Schwelb, Associate Judges; and Newman, Senior Judge.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Per Curiam.
On consideration of the affidavit of William E. Fredenberger, wherein he consents to disbarrment from the Bar of the District of Columbia pursuant to § 12 of Rule XI of the Rules Governing the Bar of the District of Columbia, which affidavit has been filed with the Clerk of this Court, and the report and recommendation of the Board on Professional Responsibility with respect thereto, it is this 5th day of October, 2000
ORDERED that the said William E. Fredenberger, is hereby disbarred by consent effective nunc pro tunc to June 7, 1999. It is
FURTHER ORDERED that Bar Counsel's petition for discipline based upon respondent's criminal conviction in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (United States v. William E. Fredenberger, Criminal Case No. 99-134-A, April 7, 1999) is hereby dismissed as moot.
The Clerk shall publish this order, but the affidavit shall not be publicly disclosed or otherwise made available except upon order of the Court or upon written consent of the respondent.
The Clerk shall cause a copy of this order to be transmitted to the Chairman of the Board on Professional Responsibility and to the respondent, thereby giving him notice of the provisions of Rule XI, §§ 14 and 16, which set forth certain rights and responsibilities of disbarred attorneys and the effect of failure to comply therewith.