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Subject: Rule 5 - Rules Governing the Missouri Bar and the Judiciary - Complaints and Proceedings Thereon Publication / Adopted Date:June 20, 1995
Topic:Reciprocal Discipline for MisconductRevised / Effective Date:January 1, 1996

5.20. Reciprocal Discipline for Misconduct

Upon the filing of an information directly in this Court by the chief disciplinary counsel that a lawyer admitted to practice in Missouri has been adjudged guilty of professional misconduct in another jurisdiction, this Court shall cause to be served on the lawyer an order to show cause why said adjudication should not be conclusive of said misconduct for the purpose of discipline by this Court.

(Adopted June 20, 1995, eff. Jan 1, 1996.)