Court”) when she knowingly and falsely dated her brief and certificate of mailing showing it was timely filed when she knew it was not. She alsoviolated Colo. RPC 3.3 (a)(1) when she filed a motion in opposition to amotion to dismiss her brief as untimely. In her motion, Respondentaffirmatively stated to the Court that her brief was timely when she knewit was not.
Respondent violated Colo. RPC 8.4(c) by engaging in conduct involvingmisrepresentation and dishonesty when she
submitted herbrief to the Colorado Supreme Court late, affirmatively argued that it wastimely, and then later compounded her deceit by providing the ColoradoSupreme Court with a misleading document to support her speciousclaim.
SANCTION IMPOSED: ATTORNEY SUSPENDED FOR ONE YEAR ANDONE DAY, ALL BUT SIXTY (60) DAYS STAYEDUPON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF ATWO-YEAR PERIOD OF PROBATION WITHCONDITIONS.II. PROCEDURAL HISTORY
On October 3, 2007, the People filed a Complaint against Respondentalleging violations of Colo. RPC 1.3, 3.3(a) (1), and 8.4(c), Claims I, II, and IIIrespectively. Respondent filed an Answer to the People’s Complaint onNovember 1, 2007.On January 25, 2008, the People filed “Complainant’s Motion for, andBrief in Support of, Judgment on the Pleadings.” On February 11, 2008,Respondent filed her “Response in Opposition to Complaint’s Motion for, andBrief in Support of Judgment on the Pleadings.” On March 19, 2008, the PDJdenied the People’s Motion for judgment on the pleadings and the case was setfor hearing on its merits on March 28, 2008.
III. FINDINGS OF MATERIAL FACT
The following material facts arise from the pleadings, exhibits, andaffidavits provided by the parties.
The Hearing Board finds that the followingfacts have been established by
clear and convincing evidence
These findings are also based upon the testimony presented in the hearing, the party’sstipulated exhibits 1-16 and Respondent’s exhibits A, B, and C.