Shumaker, Seth - Suspension

January 25, 2011


Supreme Court Case No.  SC91076

In re:  Seth Shumaker, MBE No. 36654




Now at this day, the Court being sufficiently advised of and concerning the premises, and this cause having been fully briefed and argued by the parties, the Court does find that Respondent violated Rules 4-1.8(a), 4-1.7(b), and 4-1.8(a) of the Rules of Professional Conduct and should be disciplined; 


Now, therefore, it is ordered that Respondent, Seth Shumaker is hereby suspended from the practice of law and that no petition for reinstatement will be entertained for a period of six months from the date of this order.


It is further ordered that Seth Shumaker, comply in all respect with Rule 5.27 - Notification of clients and counsel.


Fee of $1,000.00 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




Mary R. Russell

Acting Chief Justice