On Friday, January 27, 2023, the Supreme Court of Appeals of the State of West Virginia ruled on Pennsylvania attorney Marcy L. Tenaglia’s petition seeking to voluntarily resign as a member of the West Virginia State Bar.

The case is styled In re Petition for Voluntary Resignation from the West Virginia State Bar of Marcy L. Tenaglia, with case #22-846.

Tenaglia filed her petition on November 17, 2022, in accordance with Rule 3.26(a) of the  Rules of Lawyer Disciplinary Procedure. The Investigative Panel of the Lawyer Disciplinary Board asked the Court to accept Tenaglia’s petition for voluntary resignation.

Accordingly, the Appeals Court upon its consideration of the matter granted Tenaglia’s petition.

The disposition reads:

“It is ORDERED that the petitioner, Marcy L. Tenaglia, has leave to voluntarily resign from the West Virginia State Bar. It is finally ordered that the petitioner shall comply with the client notification requirements of Rule 3.28 of the Rules of Lawyer Disciplinary Procedure, if applicable.”

Ms. Tenaglia had practiced in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She had been licensed in West Virginia.

A copy of the original filing can be found here.