November 5, 2009
IN THE MATTER OF JAMES Q. BUTLER A MEMBER OF THE BAR OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURT OF APPEALS BAR REGISTRATION NO. 490014 BDN: 311-07, ET AL.
BEFORE: Glickman and Thompson, Associate Judges; and Nebeker, Senior Judge.
On consideration of the affidavit of James Q. Butler, 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, it is this 5th day of November, 2009,
ORDERED that the said James Q. Butler is hereby disbarred by consent effective forthwith. The effective date of respondent's disbarrment should run, for reinstatement purposes, from July 31, 2009, the date that respondent filed the affidavit in compliance with D.C. Bar Rule XI, § 14 (g).
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.
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