Markowitz, Daniel J. - Default Disbarment

June 4, 2008




No.  SC89362

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 State.


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