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IN THE SUPREME COURT

STATE OF GEORGIA

DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS

IN THE MATTER OF: ) STATE DISCIPLINARY BOARD


)
WALTER LINTON MOORE, ) FILE NO. NUMBER 170141
State Bar No. 693277, )
)
Respondent. )

MOTION TO INTERIM SUSPEND

COMES NOW, the Office of the General Counsel, State Bar of


Georgia, and pursuant to Rule 4-204.3(d), and hereby files this Motion to Interim
Suspend the above-named Respondent for failure to respond to disciplinary
authorities investigating these matters as required by Bar Rules. The State Bar
shows the Court the following in support of this recommendation:

1.
On October 4, 2017, the State Bar sent the Notice of Investigation in
this matter to Respondent by United States Regular Mail, along with a request for
acknowledgment of service, a form for acknowledging service, and instructions for
doing so.
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2.
On October 19, 2017, Respondent acknowledged service ofthe Notice
of Investigation. A copy of the Acknowledgment of Service is attached hereto as
Exhibit "A".
3.
The Notice of Investigation informed Respondent that the conduct
alleged in the Grievance might be in violation of Rules 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 3.2 and 8.4 (a)
(4) of the Georgia Rules ofProfessional Conduct.

4.
A violation of Bar Rules 1.2, 1.3 or 8.4 (a) (4) may be punished by
disbarment.

5.
Respondent has failed to file a response to the Notice of Investigation
in compliance with the requirements of Bar Rule 4-204.3.

6.
Bar Rule 4-204.3(d) provides that in cases where the maximum
sanction is disbarment or suspension, failure to respond in compliance with the
requirements of Bar Rule 4-204.3 may authorize the Investigative Panel to suspend
the Respondent until a response is filed.

7.
At its meeting on January 5, 2018, the Investigative Panel determined
that Respondent should be suspended in accordance with Rule 4-204.3( d)(2).

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WHEREFORE, the Office of General Counsel prays that this Court


enter an order suspending Respondent until further order of this Court.

Dated: January 9, 2018

William J. Cobb
Assistant General Counsel
State Bar No. 171850

STATE BAR OF GEORGIA


104 Marietta Street, NW
Suite 100
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 527-8720

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BEFORE THE INVESTIGATNE PANEL OF

'THE STATE DISCIPLINARY BOARD

DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS

IN THE MATTER OF: ) STATE DISCIPLINARY BOARD


)
Mr. Walter Linton Moore ) FILENO. 170141 (Haubenreich)
State Bar No. 693277, )
)
Respondent
)

ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SERVICE

RE: Grievance filed by Judge Josh Thacker

Pursuant to the provisions of State Bar Rule 4-203.1, the undersigned Respondent hereby

acknowledges service of the Notice· of Investigation arising from the above-r~ferenced grievance.

The undersigned specifically waives all other notice of said document.


This Iqf1 day of . {)u/J, f '2017.

Mr. Wal n Moore, Respondent

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

I hereby certify that I have this day mailed this acknowledgement of service to
Jessica Oglesby, Clerk of the State Disciplinary Board, to 104 Marietta Street, N.W., Suite
100, Atlanta, GA 30303. I will mail all future correspondence directly to the Investigative
Panel member for the remainder of the investigation.

This~dayo ub~o~-r_ _,2011.


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\ ore, Respondent

STATE BAR
OF GEORGIA

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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

This is to certify that I have this day served a copy of the foregoing
"Motion to Interim Suspend" upon Respondent by mailing a copy thereof via
United States Regular Mail in an envelope properly addressed with adequate
postage, to:

Walter Linton Moore


Respondent
410 East Taylor Street
Suite M
Griffin, GA 30223

Dated: January 9, 20 18

William J. Cobb
Assistant General Counsel