On Friday, June 30, 2023, the State of Michigan Attorney Discipline Board reprimanded attorney John Lawrence McDonough after admission of guilt in a criminal case involving impaired driving.
The case is entitled “In the matter of John Lawrence McDonough” with case no. 22-83-JC.
The charges cited Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct 9.104(5).
Attorney John Lawrence McDonough has been reprimanded, effective June 29, 2023, by the Attorney Discipline Board Kalamazoo County Hearing Panel #2. This disciplinary action comes after McDonough and the Grievance Administrator submitted a stipulation for a consent order of reprimand with conditions, which was approved by the Attorney Grievance Commission and accepted by the hearing panel.
The stipulation includes McDonough’s admission of guilt in a criminal case involving impaired driving, a misdemeanor violation of MCL 257.625(3)(a), in People v. John Lawrence McDonough, 8th District Court (Kalamazoo, Michigan), Case No. 08-774-SD. Based on the conviction and McDonough’s admission, the hearing panel determined that the same committed professional misconduct by violating criminal laws.
In accordance with the stipulated agreement, the hearing panel ordered McDonough to receive a reprimand and be subject to conditions relevant to the established misconduct. Additionally, the same was assessed costs.
The Disposition states:
“In accordance with the stipulation of the parties, the hearing panel ordered that the respondent be reprimanded and subject to conditions relevant to the established misconduct. Costs were assessed in the amount of $938.51.”
Mr. McDonough practices in Three Rivers, Michigan. He is licensed in Michigan with license no. 68576. His info can be found on lawyer.com.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.