February 28, 2012
OFFICE OF DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL, PETITIONER
MICHAEL WILLIAM KWASNIK, RESPONDENT
Board File Nos. C1-11-1204, C1-11-1251 and C1-12-92 (Philadelphia)
Attorney Registration No. 74326
AND NOW, this 28th day of February, 2012, an Order and Rule to Show Cause having been entered by this Court on February 6, 2012, and no timely response to the Rule having been filed, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Rule is made absolute and, pursuant to Rule 208(f)(2), Pa.R.D.E., respondent is placed on temporary suspension until further definitive action by this Court and he shall comply with the provisions of Rule 217, Pa.R.D.E.;
2. The President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, in accordance with Rule 217(g), Pa.R.D.E., shall enter such orders as may be necessary to fully protect the rights of respondent's clients; and
3. All financial institutions in which respondent holds accounts shall freeze such accounts pending further Order of this Court.
This Order constitutes an imposition of public discipline within the meaning of Rule 402, Pa.R.D.E., pertaining to confidentiality.
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