February 6, 2015
In the Matter of BARRY GOLDSTEIN
Board File No. C2-12-742, Attorney Registration No. 14239.
AND NOW, this 6th day of February, 2015, an Order and Rule to Show cause having been entered by this Court on November 13, 2014, and upon consideration of the responses filed, the Rule is made absolute and it is hereby ORDERED that:
1.Respondent is held in contempt for willful violation of this Court's Order dated May 7, 2010 by engaging in conduct prohibited by Pa.R.D.E. 217(j)(1) and Pa.R.D.E. 217(j)(4)(vii);
2. The President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, in accordance with Pa.R.D.E. 217(g), shall take such further action and enter such orders as may be necessary to fully protect the rights of Respondent's clients;
3.All financial institutions in which Respondent holds fiduciary funds shall freeze such accounts pending further action by a court of appropriate jurisdiction;
4.Respondent shall fully comply with all the provisions of Pa.R.D.E. 217, including filing a Statement of Compliance;
5.Respondent shall immediately cease and desist and be enjoined from all activities in connection with representing individuals and entities before the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and its agencies; and
6. Respondent shall immediately inform, in writing, his clients, customers, and the Board of his status as a formerly admitted attorney and he shall provide a copy of the letter to the Board to Petitioner.
The Motion to Strike is DENIED.