Attorney Grievance v. Mead

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• • • IN THE COURT OF APPEALS OF MARYLAND • • • Misc. Docket AG No. 0071 September Term, 2016 • • • ATTORNEY GRIEVANCE COMMISSION OF MARYLAND Circuit Court for Montgomery County Case No. 33032-M Petitioner v. STERLING GARRETT MEAD Respondent ***********4t*********************************** ORDER Upon consideration of the Joint Petition for One-Year Suspension by Consent filed herein pursuant to Maryland Rule 19-736, and Respondent's acknowledgement therein that sufficient evidence exists to sustain allegations that he committed professional misconduct in violation of Rules 1.5(a), 5.5(a), 8.1(b) and 8.4(a)-(d) of the Maryland Lawyers' Rules of Professional Conduct in effect prior to July 1, 2016, it is this 8th day of June , 2017, ORDERED, by the Court of Appeals of Maryland, that Sterling Garrett Mead, Respondent, is hereby suspended from the practice of law in this State for a period of one year, effective July 3,2017; and it is further ORDERED, that on July 3, 2017, the Clerk of this Court shall strike the name of Sterling Garrett Mead from the register of attorneys in this Court, notify Respondent of such action, and comply with the notice provisions set forth in Maryland Rule 19-761(6); and it is further ORDERED, that judgment is hereby entered in favor of the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland against Sterling Garrett Mead in the amount of $1,019.30. /s/ Clayton Greene Jr. Senior Judge