August 24, 2006
IN THE MATTER OF ERIC C. YIM, ESQUIRE A MEMBER OF THE BAR OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURT OF APPEALS BAR REGISTRATION NO. 481158 BDN: 330-05
BEFORE: Washington, Chief Judge; Farrell, Associate Judge; and Terry, Senior Judge.
On consideration of the affidavit of Eric C. Yim, 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, the report and recommendation of the Board on Professional Responsibility with respect thereto, and the letter from Bar Counsel dated August 4, 2006, taking no exception to the report and recommendation of the Board on Professional Responsibility, it is this 24th day of August, 2006,
ORDERED that the said Eric C. Yim 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 conviction in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division, and a certified copy of a revocation of respondent's license to practice law in Virginia 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 Virginia revocation is 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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