July 17, 2014
ATTORNEY GRIEVANCE COMMISSION OF MARYLAND
SCOTT BRIAN BLUMENFELD
Circuit Court for Montgomery Co. Case No. 29751M.
Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., Senior Judge.
The Court having considered the Joint Petition For Indefinite Suspension By Consent and Supplement thereto (in which Bar Counsel and Respondent agreed that Respondent violated Maryland Lawyers' Rules of Professional Conduct (MLRPC) 1.1, 1.2 (a), 1.3, 1.4 (b), 1.5 (a)-(b), 1.15 (a) and (c), 5.3 (a)-(c), 5.4(a), and 8.4(a) and (d), as well as Rule 16-606.1), filed in the above entitled case, it is this 17th day of July, 2014
ORDERED, by the Court of Appeals of Maryland that Scott Brian Blumenfeld be, and he is hereby, suspended indefinitely by consent from the practice of law in the State of Maryland, such suspension to become effective sixty (60) days from the date of this Order, with the right to apply for reinstatement no earlier than six (6) months after the effective date of this suspension; and it is further
ORDERED, that the sixty (60) days prior to effective date of the indefinite suspension shall be used by Mr. Blumenfeld exclusively to conclude ongoing client matters and to take steps necessary to protect the interest of his clients; and it is further
ORDERED, that the Respondent will undertake no new matters and/or provide legal advice to new clients during this sixty (60) day period; and it is further
ORDERED, that sixty (60) days from the date of entry of this Order, the Clerk of this Court shall remove the name of Scott Brian Blumenfeld, from the register of attorneys of the [439 Md. 242] ourt and certify that fact to the Client Protection Fund of the Bar of Maryland and all Clerks of all judicial tribunals in this State in accordance with Maryland Rule 16-772(d).