IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF KANSAS
Bar Docket No. 20409
In the Matter of JOSHUA M. MAKER,
ORDER OF DISBARMENT
In a letter signed on August 10, 2005, addressed to the Clerk of the Appellate Courts, respondent Joshua M. Maker of Overland Park, 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 (2004 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 296).
At the time the respondent surrendered his license, a panel hearing was pending on four complaints in accordance with Supreme Court Rule 211 (2004 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 275). The complaints concerned allegations of misconduct that Maker violated Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 (2004 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 342), 1.3 (2004 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 354), 1.4 (2004 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 367), 3.2 (2004 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 440), 4.1 (2004 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 460), 8.4(a), (c), (d) and (g) (2004 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 485).
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 Joshua M. Maker, 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 Joshua M. Maker 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 (2004 Kan. Ct. R. Annot. 301).
DATED this 24th day of August, 2005.