Board of Professional Responsibility, Wyoming State Bar v. Clay B. Jenkins, WSB # 5-2249

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IN THE SUPREME COURT, STATE OF WYOMING 2016 WY 64 April Term, A.D. 2016 June 29, 2016 BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY, WYOMING STATE BAR, Petitioner, D-16-0002 v. CLAY B. JENKINS, WSB # 5-2249, Respondent. ORDER OF SUSPENSION WITH PROBATION [¶1] This matter came before the Court upon an “Amended Report and Recommendation for Order of Suspension with Probation,” filed herein June 13, 2016, by the Board of Professional Responsibility for the Wyoming State Bar, pursuant to Rule 12 of the Wyoming Rules of Disciplinary Procedure (stipulated discipline). The Court, after a careful review of the Board of Professional Responsibility’s Amended Report and Recommendation and the file, finds that the Amended Report and Recommendation should be approved, confirmed, and adopted by the Court, and that Respondent Clay B. Jenkins should be suspended (with probation) for his conduct. It is, therefore, [¶2] ADJUDGED AND ORDERED that the Board of Professional Responsibility’s “Amended Report and Recommendation for Order of Suspension with Probation,” which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, shall be, and the same hereby is, approved, confirmed, and adopted by this Court; and it is further [¶3] ADJUDGED AND ORDERED that, effective immediately, Clay B. Jenkins is suspended from the practice of law for six months, with that suspension stayed in favor of six months of probation. Such stay is conditioned on the following probationary terms: (1) Respondent shall remain compliant with the WPAP Monitoring Agreement; (2) Respondent shall remain compliant with the terms of his unsupervised probation in Sheridan County; and (3) Respondent shall commit no further violations of the Wyoming Rules of Professional Conduct; and it is further [¶4] ORDERED that the Wyoming State Bar may issue a press release consistent with the one set out in the Amended Report and Recommendation for Order of Suspension with Probation; and it is further [¶5] ORDERED that, pursuant to Rule 25 of the Wyoming Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, Mr. Jenkins shall reimburse the Wyoming State Bar the amount of $50.00, representing the costs incurred in handling this matter, as well as pay the administrative fee of $750.00. Mr. Jenkins shall pay the total amount of $800.00 to the Wyoming State Bar on or before August 1, 2016; and it is further [¶6] ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court shall docket this Order of Suspension with Probation, along with the incorporated Amended Report and Recommendation for Order of Suspension with Probation, as a matter coming regularly before this Court as a public record; and it is further [¶7] ORDERED that, pursuant to Rule 9(b) of the Wyoming Rules of Disciplinary Procedure, this Order of Suspension with Probation, along with the incorporated Amended Report and Recommendation for Order of Suspension with Probation, shall be published in the Wyoming Reporter and the Pacific Reporter; and it is further [¶8] ORDERED that the Clerk of this Court cause a copy of this Order of Suspension with Probation to be served upon Respondent Clay B. Jenkins. [¶9] DATED this 29th day of June, 2016. BY THE COURT: /s/ E. JAMES BURKE Chief Justice . 4 fu fu fu fu fui .0, e, L-. 1I 1k ___