Docket No. 107236.
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
In re JOHN O. CUTRIGHT, Attorney, Respondent.
Opinion filed June 4, 2009.
JUSTICE FREEMAN delivered the judgment of the court, with
Chief Justice Fitzgerald and Justices Thomas, Kilbride, Garman,
Karmeier, and Burke concurred in the judgment and opinion.
The Administrator of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary
Commission (ARDC) filed a three-count complaint against
respondent, John O. Cutright (Cutright), charging him with various
violations of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct (Rules). The
Hearing Board recommended that Cutright be suspended for 120 days
and be required to successfully complete the professionalism seminar
of the Illinois Professional Responsibility Institute. The Administrator
timely filed exceptions to the report and recommendations of the
Hearing Board with the Review Board (210 Ill. 2d R. 753(d)(2)). The
Review Board recommended that Cutright be suspended for six
months. The Administrator filed a motion to approve and confirm the
report and recommendation of the Review Board pursuant to
Supreme Court Rule 753(e)(6) (210 Ill. 2d R. 753(e)(6)). We denied