On Monday, September 26, 2022, the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ordered the public reprimand of Knoxville Attorney William R. Korey.
The case is styled as Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. William R. Korey and was brought by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel under case no. 130 DB 2022.
According to the filing, a Review Panel of the Disciplinary Board determined that Korey be disciplined by public reprimand, in accordance with Rule 208(a)(5), Pennsylvania Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement, which states:
A recommendation by a reviewing hearing committee member for a conditional or unconditional private or public reprimand shall be reviewed by a panel composed of three members of the Board who may approve or modify.
Accordingly, the Board accepted the recommendation of the Review Panel.
The Disposition reads:
“ORDERED that the said WILLIAM R. KOREY be subjected to a PUBLIC REPRIMAND by the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania as provided in Rule 204(a) and Rule 205(c)(8) of the Pennsylvania Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement. Costs shall be paid by the Respondent.”
As of today, Mr. Korey practices in Knoxville, Pennsylvania. He obtained his law degree from the University of Bridgeport. Korey has been admitted to the New Jersey Bar, and Pennsylvania Bar. His info can be found on Avvo.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.