United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania
November 20, 2014
IN THE MATTER OF: BARRY J. NACE
BARRY J. NACE, IN RE, Pro se, WASHINGTON, DC.
BARRY J. NACE, IN RE: CHRISTOPHER T. NACE, LEAD ATTORNEY, PRO HAC VICE, PAULSON & NACE, PLLC, WASHINGTON, DC; MATTHEW P. ROSENBERG, LEAD ATTORNEY, Handler Henning & Rosenberg LLP, Harrisburg, PA.
PETRESE B. TUCKER, Chief Judge.
AND NOW, this 29th day of November, 2014, it appearing that on June 26, 2014, respondent was suspended from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days, and
it further appearing that on July 2, 2014, this court Ordered respondent to inform this court of any claim by the respondent, predicated upon the grounds set forth in Local Rule of Civil Procedure 83.6 II D, that the imposition of discipline by this court would be unwarranted and the reasons therefore, and
it further appearing that on July 31, 2014, respondent responded to this Court's Order of July 2, 2014,
it further appearing that the aforesaid petition was referred to a committee of this court, composed of Judge John R. Padova, Judge Legrome D. Davis, and Judge Paul S. Diamond, for the purposes of making a Report and Recommendation to the court as to whether discipline should be imposed upon respondent, and if so, to what degree, and
it further appearing that on November 3, 2014, the aforesaid committee of this court issued a Report and Recommendation, which recommended that Barry J. Nace be suspended from the practice before this Court for one hundred and twenty (120) days., and
it further appearing that after careful consideration by the court on November 19, 2014, this court overruled respondent's objections and adopted the Report and Recommendation of the aforesaid committee, it is hereby
ORDERED that respondent is suspended from the practice of law before this court, for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days, effective thirty (30) days from June 26, 2014, and until further Order of this court.