May 11, 2006
IN THE MATTER OF JOHN A. SCUNGIO, ESQUIRE
A MEMBER OF THE BAR OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURT OF APPEALS BAR REGISTRATION NO. 428404 BDN: 182-04, ET AL.
BEFORE: Reid and Kramer, Associate Judges; and Steadman, Senior Judge.
On consideration of the affidavit of John A. Scungio, 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 Court of Appeals, 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 11th day of May, 2006,
ORDERED that the said John A. Scungio is hereby disbarred by consent effective forthwith. The effective date of respondent's disbarrment should run, for reinstatement purposes, from the date respondent files his affidavit pursuant to D.C. Bar Rule XI, § 14 (g). 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 District of Rhode Island (BDN: 55-05), and respondent's reciprocal discipline matters in the Supreme Court of Rhode Island (BDN: 145-05) and in the Supreme Court of Florida (BDN: 182-04) are hereby dismissed as moot, without prejudice to Bar Counsel's reinstating a reciprocal discipline proceeding if respondent seek reinstatement to the District of Columbia Bar while his Rhode Island and Florida disbarments are still in effect.
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 attorney and the effect of failure to comply therewith.
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