Office of Disciplinary Counsel
v.
Westcott

SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIASep 10, 2018
No. 2520 Disciplinary Docket No. 3 (Pa. Sep. 10, 2018)

No. 2520 Disciplinary Docket No. 3 Disciplinary Board No. 131 DB 2018

09-10-2018

OFFICE OF DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL Petitioner v. SCOTT ALAN WESTCOTT, Respondent


Attorney Reg. No. 60730 (Allegheny County) ORDER PER CURIAM

AND NOW, this 10th day of September, 2018, following consideration of the parties' responses to this Court's Rule to Show Cause why Respondent should not be placed on temporary suspension, the Rule is made absolute. It is directed that:

1. Respondent is placed on temporary suspension until further definitive action by this Court;

2. Respondent shall comply with the provisions of Pa.R.D.E. 217;

3. The President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County shall enter such orders as may be necessary to protect the rights of Respondent's clients or fiduciary entities with which he is involved, see Pa.R.D.E. 217(g); and

4. All financial institutions in which Respondent holds fiduciary funds shall freeze such accounts pending further action.

Respondent's rights to petition for dissolution or amendment of this order and to request accelerated disposition of charges underlying this order pursuant to Pa.R.D.E. 208(f)(6) are specifically preserved.

This Order constitutes an imposition of public discipline pertaining to confidentiality. See Pa.R.D.E. 402.