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District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

IN RE:  BRIAN R. DINNING, Respondent.  Bar Registration

No. 13–BG–1267

    Decided: February 20, 2014


BEFORE:  Fisher, Associate Judge, and Ferren and King, Senior Judges.

On consideration of the certified order revoking respondent's license to practice law in the state of Virginia by consent, this court's November 25, 2013, order suspending respondent pending further action of the court and directing him to show cause why the reciprocal discipline of disbarment should not be imposed, and the statement of Bar Counsel regarding reciprocal discipline, and it appearing that respondent has failed to file either a response to this court's order to show cause or the affidavit required by D.C. Bar R. XI, § 14


, it is

ORDERED that Brian R. Dinning is hereby disbarred from the practice of law in the District of Columbia.   See In re Brackett, 45 A.3d 162


disbarment is the functional equivalent discipline to a revocation of license imposed by the state of Virginia

, and In re Sibley, 990 A.2d 483


, and In re Fuller, 930 A.2d 194, 198


rebuttable presumption of identical reciprocal discipline applies to all cases in which the respondent does not participate

. It is

FURTHER ORDERED that for purposes of reinstatement the period of respondent's suspension will not begin to run until such time as he files an affidavit complying with D.C.Bar. R. XI, § 14




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