January 30, 2003
IN RE LISA MARIE MACCI, RESPONDENT. A MEMBER OF THE BAR OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURT OF APPEALS
On Report and Recommendation of the Board on Professional Responsibility (BDN 161-01)
Before Terry and Glickman, Associate Judges, and King, Senior Judge.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Per Curiam
Respondent Lisa Marie Macci was reprimanded by the Supreme Court of Florida on December 6, 2001, for violating the laws of the State of Hawaii by getting married in Hawaii while separated from but still married to someone else. See Florida Bar v. Macci, 804 So. 2d 331 (Fla. 2001). The Board on Professional Responsibility ("the Board") recommends reciprocal discipline of a public censure.
A public censure is functionally equivalent to the public reprimand issued by the Supreme Court of Florida. In re Kirkiles, 779 A.2d 357 (D.C. 2001). Neither Bar Counsel nor respondent objects to the Board's report and recommendation. Given our limited scope of review and the presumption in favor of identical reciprocal discipline, we adopt the Board's recommendation. See In re Goldsborough, 654 A.2d 1285 (D.C. 1995); In re Zilberberg, 612 A.2d 832, 834 (D.C. 1992); D.C. Bar R. XI, § 11 (f). Accordingly, it is
ORDERED that Lisa Marie Macci be, and hereby is, publicly censured. So ordered.
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