June 4, 2008
In re: Daniel J.
Markowitz, MBE # 33109
The Chief Disciplinary Counsel
having filed an information advising this Court of its findings, after
investigation, that there is probable cause to believe Respondent, Daniel J.
Markowitz, is guilty of professional misconduct and having filed with said information,
pursuant to Rule 5.13, a notice of default, notifying the Court that
Respondent, Daniel J. Markowitz, failed to timely file an answer or other
response within the time required although Respondent was served pursuant to
the provisions of Rule 5.18 and Rule 5.11 and, therefore, pursuant to Rule
5.13, Respondent is in default; and
It appearing Respondent is guilty
of professional misconduct and should be disciplined;
Now, therefore, it is ordered by
the Court that the said Daniel J. Markowitz be, and he is hereby disbarred,
that his right and license to practice law in the State of Missouri
is canceled and that his name be stricken from the roll of attorneys in this
It is further ordered that the
said Daniel J. Markowitz comply in all respects with Rule 5.27 - Notification
of Clients and Counsel.
A fee of $2,000.00 pursuant to
Rule 5.19(h) assessed against Respondent payable to the Clerk of this Court for
the benefit of the Advisory Committee Fund.
Costs taxed to Respondent.
Day - to - Day
Michael A. Wolff
Acting Chief Justice