May 6, 2010
IN RE: STEPHEN B. COHEN, RESPONDENT.
Bar Registration No. 182303 BDN: 154-08
BEFORE: Ruiz, Kramer, and Fisher, Associate Judges.
On consideration of the affidavit of Stephen B. Cohen, 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 29th day of April, 2010,
ORDERED that the said Stephen B. Cohen is hereby disbarred by consent effective forthwith. The effective date of respondent's disbarrment shall run, for reinstatement purposes, from June 27, 2008, the date upon which respondent filed his affidavit in compliance with D.C. Bar Rule XI, § 14 (g). It is
FURTHER ORDERED that Bar Counsel's petition for discipline based upon respondent's guilty plea in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia 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.
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