Despite what is recorded as disciplinary and/or misconduct issues for this Arlington based (former) Texas Immigration Attorney, there’s nothing popping up online regarding the background to the complaint. One can only speculate the now former lawyer David Do was fast to resign. We have some bad news for David, we’re fast at publishing unethical lawyers.
ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS
MISC. DOCKET NO. 20-9013
IN THE MATTER OF DAVID BENJAMIN DO
The Court has reviewed the Motion for Acceptance of Resignation as Attorney and Counselor at Law in Lieu of Disciplinary Action of David Benjamin Do (the Motion) and the Response of the Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel for the Commission for Lawyer Discipline (the Response). The Court concludes each meets the requirements of Part X of the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure. The Court finds that David Benjamin Do has waived his right to withdraw the Motion. Therefore, the Court deems the professional misconduct detailed in the Response conclusively established for all purposes. The Court further concludes that David Benjamin Do’s resignation is in the best interest of the public, the profession and David Benjamin Do.
Therefore, the law license of David Benjamin Do of Arlington, Texas, State Bar Card Number 24102864 is canceled. David Benjamin Do must immediately surrender his State Bar Card and Texas law license to the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Texas or file with the Court an affidavit stating why he cannot.
David Benjamin Do is prohibited from practicing law in the State of Texas. He is prohibited from holding himself out as an attorney at law, performing legal services for others, giving legal advice to others, accepting any fee directly or indirectly for legal services, appearing as counsel or in any representative capacity in any proceeding in any Texas court or before any Texas administrative body (whether state, county, municipal, or other), or holding himself out to others or using his name in any manner in conjunction with the words “Attorney at Law,” “Counselor at Law,” or “Lawyer.”
Additionally, David Benjamin Do must immediately notify in writing each of his current clients and opposing counsel of his resignation. He must also return any files, papers, unearned monies and other property in his possession belonging to any client or former client to the respective client or former client or to another attorney at the client’s or former client’s request. David Benjamin Do must file with the Statewide Compliance Monitor, State Bar of Texas, P.O. Box 12487, Austin, Texas 78711, within thirty days of the date of this order an affidavit stating that all current clients and opposing counsel have been notified of his resignation and that all files, papers, monies and other property belonging to all clients and former clients have been returned.
Finally, David Benjamin Do must, within thirty days after the date of this order, notify in writing each justice of the peace, judge, magistrate, and chief justice of each court in which David Benjamin Do has any matter pending of the terms of this order, the style and cause number of the pending matter(s), and the name, address and telephone number of the client(s) David Benjamin Do is representing in court. David Benjamin Do must file with the Statewide Compliance Monitor, State Bar of Texas, P.O. Box 12487, Austin, Texas 78711, within thirty days of the date of this order an affidavit stating that he has notified in writing each justice of the peace, judge, magistrate, and chief justice of each court in which he has any matter pending of the terms of this order, the style and cause number of the pending matter(s), and the name, address and telephone number of the client(s) he is representing in Court.
SO ORDERED this 11th day of February, 2020.