June 14, 2012
OFFICE OF DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL, PETITIONER
ALEXANDER Z. TALMADGE, JR., RESPONDENT
(Philadelphia) No. 55 DB 2011
Attorney Registration No. 54506
AND NOW, this 14th day of June, 2012, upon consideration of the Recommendation of the Three-Member Panel of the Disciplinary Board dated March 6, 2012, the Joint Petition in Support of Discipline on Consent is hereby granted pursuant to Rule 215(g), Pa.R.D.E., and it is
ORDERED that Alexander Z. Talmadge, Jr., be subjected to public censure by the Supreme Court and that he be placed on probation for a period of one year, subject to the following conditions:
1. Respondent shall select a practice monitor subject to the approval of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.
2. The practice monitor shall do the following during the period of his probation:
a. Periodically examine Respondent's law office organization and procedures to ensure that he is maintaining an acceptable tickler system, filing system and other administrative aspects of his practice;
b. Meet with Respondent at least monthly to examine his progress towards satisfactory and timely completion of clients' legal matters and regular client contact;
c. File quarterly written reports on a Board-approved form with the Secretary of the Board; and
d. Immediately report to the Secretary any violations by Respondent of the terms and conditions of probation.
3. Respondent shall take eight hours of PA Continuing Legal Education credits in the area of law practice management during the period of probation.
4. At least ten days prior to the expiration of the period of probation, Respondent shall provide to the Board his Certificates of Attendance for the courses taken.
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