Pending Formal Complaints and Recent Supreme Court Decisions

Select documents relating to the pending and recently resolved formal or consent proceedings may be obtained by clicking on the documents below.  Arrangements for viewing and obtaining copies of all public materials concerning any formal complaint can be made by contacting the Commission.


FC No. 99
Hon. Theresa M. Brennan, 53rd District Court

Formal Complaint No. 99 may be accessed by clicking here.

The amended complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

The scheduling order issued by the master may be accessed by clicking here.

The answer to the formal complaint and affirmative defenses may be accessed by clicking here.

The Commission's Second Amended Complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

The Master's report to the Commission may be accessed by clicking here. "Appendix 2" to the Master's report may be accessed by clicking here.

The Petition for Interim Suspension without Pay may be accessed by clicking here.

Michigan Supreme Court Order addressing Petition for Interim Suspension may be accessed by clicking here.

The Commission's Petition for Interim Suspension without Pay with Attachments 1-10 may be accessed by clicking here. The remaining attachments may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's objections to the Master's report may be accessed by clicking here. Respondent's revised brief in support of her objectinos may be accessed by clicking here.

The Examiners' response to the respondent's objections, petition to adopt Master's findings of fact and conclusions of law, disciplinary analysis and brief may be accessed by clicking here. The attachments to the Examiner's response may be accessed below:

Attachment 1   Attachment 4
Attachment 2  Attachment 5
Attachment 3  Attachment 6


Respondent's motion to disqualify Commission and to administratively close case may be accessed by clicking here.

The Examiners' response to motion to disqualify Commisioners (without attachment) may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's reply in support of motion to disqualify Commission may be accessed by clicking here.

The Michigan Supreme Court's order of interim suspension may be accessed by clicking here.

The Commission's order denying respodent's motion to disqualify and to administratively close the case may be accessed by clicking here.

The Commission's order addressing the Examiners' notice as to potentially erroneous information may be accessed by clicking here. The notice, respondent's objections and the Examiners' reply were not previously posted; the notice may be accessed by clicking here and the attachment to that notice may be accesssd by clicking here; respondent's objections may be accessed by clicking here; the Examiner's reply to the objections may be accessed by clicking here

The Commission's Decision and Recommendation for Discipline may be accessed by clicking here.

The Michigan Supreme Court's Order scheduling oral agument (if a petition is filed pursuant to MCR 9.224) may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's corrected brief in support of her objections to the Commission's Decision and Recommendation for Discipline (which has been accepted for filing by the Michigan Supreme Court) may be accessed by clicking here.

The Examiners' response to respondent's objections to the Commission's Decision and Recommendation and the Examiners' brief in support (which has been submitted to the Michigan Supreme Court) may be accessed by clicking here.

Oral argument before the Michigan Supreme Court was conducted on June 19, 2019. The matter has been submitted to the Court for a decision.

The Michigan Supreme Court's decision may be accessed by clicking here.

The Commission's memorandum regarding costs may be accessed by clicking here. The affidavit supporting the memorandum may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's objections to the Judicial Tenure Commission's bill of costs may be accessed by clicking here.

The Commission's reply to respondent's objections to the Commission's bill of costs may be accessed by clicking here.

The Michigan Supreme Court's order addressing costs may be accessed by clicking here. An amended order as to the costs issue may be accessed by clicking here.


FC No. 100
Hon. Byron J. Konschuh, 40th Circuit Court
  

The formal complaint, including the request for appointment of Master, may be accessed by clicking here.

The amended formal complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's answer to the amended formal complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's affirmative defenses to the formal complaint may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's proposed findings of fact and conlusons of law may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's proposed findings of fact and conlusons of law may be accessed by clicking here.

Disciplinary Counsel's reply to respondent's proposed findings of fact and conlusons of law may be accessed by clicking here.

Respondent's reply to Disciplinary Counsel's proposed findings of fact and conlusons of law may be accessed by clicking here.


Commission Recommendations
Pending Before the Michigan Supreme Court

(The Commission's Decisions and Recommendations in the respective cases may be accessed above.)

There are currently no Commission recommendations pending before the Michigan Supreme Court.