Matter of Attorneys In Violation of Judiciary Law § 468-a. v Taiwo 2011 NY Slip Op 05174 Decided on June 16, 2011 Appellate Division, Third Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.
Matter of Attorneys In Violation of Judiciary Law § 468-a. (Taiwo)
Decided and Entered: June 16, 2011
[*1]In the Matter of ATTORNEYS IN VIOLATION OF JUDICIARY LAW § 468-a. COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS, ON MOTION Petitioner;
OYETUNJI A. TAIWO, Respondent. (Attorney Registration No. 3898285)
Calendar Date: May 27, 2011
Before: Mercure, J.P., Peters, Spain, Rose and Lahtinen, JJ.
Peter M. Torncello, Committee on Professional
Standards, Albany, for petitioner.
Oyetunji A. Taiwo, Gaithersburg, Maryland,
respondent pro se.
DECISION AND ORDER
Respondent, who was admitted to practice by this Court in 2000, was suspended by this Court's order dated September 24, 2009 for failure to comply with the attorney registration requirements of Judiciary Law § 468-a (65 AD3d 1447 ).
Respondent now requests reinstatement on the ground that he has complied with the attorney registration requirements of Judiciary Law § 468-a and the rules of the Chief Administrator of the Courts (see 22 NYCRR part 118). Petitioner does not object to respondent's application.
Respondent's application is granted and he is ordered reinstated, effective immediately.
Mercure, J.P., Peters, Spain, Rose and Lahtinen, JJ., concur. [*2]
ORDERED that respondent's application is granted; and it is further
ORDERED that respondent is reinstated as an attorney and counselor-at-law in the State of New York, effective immediately.