A14-0211, In re Petition for Disciplinary Action against Jason William McGee, a Minnesota Attorney,Registration No. 387360.
Attorney Jason William McGee committed professional misconduct warranting public discipline, namely, failing to timely file his 2008-2011 state income taxes, in violation of Minn. R. Prof. Conduct 8.4(d), being convicted of felony failure to pay income taxes, in violation of Minn. R. Prof. Conduct 8.4(b), failing to appear at court hearings in two matters, in violation of Minn. R. Prof. Conduct 1.3, 3.2, and 8.4(d), and failing to cooperate with the Director, in violation of Minn. R. Prof Conduct 8.1(b) and Rule 25, Rules on Lawyers Professional Responsibility (RLPR).
The parties entered into a stipulation that the appropriate discipline is suspension from the practice of law for a minimum of 1 year with the right to petition for reinstatement after 10 months. The Minnesota Supreme Court ordered discipline accordingly.
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