February 20, 2014
In re Benito A. GARZA, Respondent.
Bar Registration No. 489890, BDN: 318-13.
Before BLACKBURNE-RIGSBY and BECKWITH, Associate Judges; and STEADMAN, Senior Judge.
On consideration of the affidavit of Benito A. Garza, wherein he consents to disbarment 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, it is this 20th day of February 2014
ORDERED that the said Benito A. Garza is hereby disbarred by consent, effective forthwith, and the time shall not begin to toll for reinstatement purposes, until respondent files a compliant affidavit pursuant to 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 responsibilities of disbarred attorneys and the effect of failure to comply therewith.