On Thursday, August 24, 2023, the Supreme Court of Kentucky ordered an additional 185-day suspension for attorney Richard David Null due to his failure to show cause and his failure to comply with the terms of his probation.
The case is entitled “Richard David Null v. Kentucky Bar Association” with case no. 2022-SC-0422-KB.
The charges cited Kentucky Rules of Professional Conduct 3.130(1.3), 3.130(1.4)(a)(3), 1.130(1.4)(a)(4), 3.130(1.6)(a), 3.130(1.15)(a), 3.130(1.16)(d), 3.130(8.1)(a), 3.130(8.1)(b), and 3.130(8.4)(c).
The Disposition states:
“In accord with the foregoing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The 185-day suspension, previously probated, is now imposed on Richard Davis Null as a suspension from the practice of law due to his failure to show cause and his failure to comply with the terms of his probation as provided for in this Court’s Opinion and Order dated December 15, 2022. This 185-day suspension is in addition to the 180-day suspension previously imposed by this Court and now constitutes a total suspension of one year, all in conformity with our December 15. 2022 Opinion and Order as modified on March 23, 2023.”
According to lawyerdb.org, Mr. Null attended the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, graduating in 1997. He acquired his law license in Kentucky in 1998.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.