October 18, 2013
ATTORNEY GRIEVANCE COMMISSION OF MARYLAND
JOHN ARTHUR SUTHERLAND, JR.
Mary Ellen Barbera, Chief Judge
The Court having considered the petition for disciplinary or remedial action filed in the above entitled matter in accordance with Md. Rule 16-773, the response to the show cause order filed by Bar Counsel, and there being no response filed by the Respondent, it is this 18th day of October, 2013
ORDERED, by the Court of Appeals of Maryland, that the petition be, and it is hereby granted, and John Arthur Sutherland, Jr., is disbarred, effective immediately, from the practice of law in this State subject to further order of this Court; and it is further
ORDERED, that the Clerk of this Court shall forthwith strike the name of John Arthur Sutherland, Jr. from the register of attorneys in this Court and shall certify that fact to the Trustees of the Client Protection Fund and the clerks of all judicial tribunals in the State in accordance with Maryland Rule 16-760(e); and it is further
ORDERED that judgment against Respondent be entered for the costs set forth in the Petitioner's Statement of Costs.