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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF KANSAS

Bar Docket No. 08915

In the Matter of RAWLEY J. DENT,

Respondent.

ORDER OF DISBARMENT

In a letter dated August 15, 2007, to the Clerk of the Appellate Courts, respondent Rawley J. Dent, of Independence, Kansas, an attorney admitted to the practice of law in the state of Kansas, voluntarily surrendered his license to practice law in Kansas, pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 217 (2006 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 308).

At the time the respondent surrendered his license, a panel hearing was pending on a complaint in accordance with Supreme Court Rule 211 (2006 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 284). The complaint concerns allegations of misconduct that respondent violated Rules 1.15(a) and (d), and KRPC 8.4(b), (c), and (g) of the Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct.

This court, having examined the files of the office of the Disciplinary Administrator, finds that the surrender of the respondent's license should be accepted and that the respondent should be disbarred.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Rawley J. Dent be and he is hereby disbarred from the practice of law in Kansas and his license and privilege to practice law are hereby revoked.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of the Appellate Courts strike the name of Rawley J. Dent from the roll of attorneys licensed to practice law in Kansas.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this order shall be published in the Kansas Reports, that the costs herein shall be assessed to the respondent, and that the respondent forthwith shall comply with Supreme Court Rule 218 (2006 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 314).

DATED this 22nd day of August, 2007.

END


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