May 3, 2013
IN THE MATTER OF JON MICHAEL KING, RESPONDENT.
ORDER OF DISBARRMENT
In a letter signed on May 3, 2013, addressed to the Clerk of the Appellate Courts, respondent Jon Michael King of Lawrence, Kansas, an attorney admitted to the practice of law in the state of Kansas, voluntarily surrendered his license to practice law in Kansas, pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 217 (2012 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 389) as amended December 1, 2012.
At the time the respondent surrendered his license, he was pending a panel hearing on a complaint in accordance with Supreme Court Rule 211 (2012 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 350). The complaint concerns allegations of misconduct that respondent violated Rules 1.5 (unreasonable fees) (2012 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 492), 1.7 (conflict of interest) (2012 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 506), 1.13 (organization as client) (2012 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 536), 1.15 (trust account and record keeping) (2012 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 541), and 8.4 (misconduct) (2012 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 643) of the Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct.
This court, having examined the files of the office of the Disciplinary Administrator, finds that the surrender of the respondent's license should be accepted and that the respondent should be disbarred.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Jon Michael King, be and is hereby disbarred from the practice of law in Kansas and his license and privilege to practice law are hereby revoked.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of the Appellate Courts strike the name of Jon Michael King from the roll of attorneys licensed to practice law in Kansas.
IT IS FURTHER OREDERED that this order shall be published in the Kansas Reports, that the costs herein shall be assessed to the respondent, and that the respondent forthwith shall comply with Supreme Court Rule 218 (2012 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 397) as amended December 1, 2012.
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