October 21, 2010
IN RE: VINCENT J. KROCKA, RESPONDENT.
Bar Registration No. 425902
BEFORE: Reid, Associate Judge, and Belson and Terry, Senior Judges.
On consideration of the certified order of the Supreme Court of Florida disbarring respondent from the practice of law in that jurisdiction, see The Florida Bar v. Vincent James Krocka, No. SC09-790 (FL. October 29, 2009), this court's August 9, 2010, order suspending respondent pending further action of the court and directing him to show cause why identical reciprocal discipline should not be imposed, and the statement of Bar Counsel regarding reciprocal discipline, and it appearing that on August 16, 2010, respondent filed a response and his affidavit as required by D.C. Bar R. XI, §14 (g), it is
ORDERED that Vincent J. Krocka, Esquire is hereby disbarred from the practice of law in the District of Columbia. See In re Fuller, 930 A.2d 194, 198 (D.C. 2007) and In re Willingham, 900 A.2d 165 (D.C. 2006) (rebuttable presumption of identical reciprocal discipline applies to all cases in which the respondent does not participate, including those involving disbarrment); and In re Zdravkovich, 831 A.2d 964 (D.C. 2003)(In a reciprocal disciplinary proceedings, a respondent may not relitigate the findings of fact determined by the reciprocal tribunal). It is
FURTHER ORDERED that for purposes of reinstatement respondent's disbarrment will be deemed to have commenced on August 16, 2010, the date he filed his D.C. Bar. R. XI, § 14 (g) affidavit.
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