November 29, 2012
IN RE: SUSAN A. FRIERY RESPONDENT.
Bar Registration No. 446623 BDN: 432-11
BEFORE: Easterly, Associate Judge, Nebeker and King, Senior Judges.
On consideration of the certified order of the Supreme Judicial Court for Suffolk County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts suspending respondent from the practice of law for two years in that jurisdiction with the equivalent of a fitness requirement, this court's June 26, 2012, order suspending respondent pending further action of the court and directing her to show cause why the functional equivalent reciprocal discipline of a two year suspension with a fitness requirement should not be imposed, the statement of respondent that her discipline in this jurisdiction commence on February 2, 2012, the affidavits of respondent, and the statement of Bar Counsel regarding reciprocal discipline and recommending that the reciprocal discipline be imposed nunc pro tunc to February 2, 2012, it is
ORDERED that Susan A. Friery is hereby suspended from the practice of law in the District of Columbia for a period of two years, nunc pro tunc to February 2, 2012, with reinstatement subject to a showing of fitness. 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).
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