IN THE SUPREME COURT OF ILLINOIS

In the Matter of:

DANIEL BRIAN CONCANNON,

Attorney-Movant, 

No. 6296116.

 

Supreme Court No. M.R. 25407

Commission No. 2012PR00065

 

STATEMENT OF CHARGES PURSUANT TO
SUPREME COURT RULE 762(a)

Jerome Larkin, Administrator of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, by his attorney, Christine P. Anderson, pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 762(a), states that on the date Daniel Brian Concannon (hereinafter "Movant") filed a motion requesting that his name be stricken from the Roll of Attorneys, the Administrator was investigating the conduct that formed the basis for Movantís conviction in the Circuit Court of Lake County, Illinois, of the offense of reckless driving. Had Movantís conduct been the subject of a hearing, the Administrator would have introduced the evidence described below, and that evidence would have clearly and convincingly established the misconduct indicated below:

I. FACTUAL BACKGROUND

Movantís admissions and records from the Circuit Court of Lake County, Illinois, would have established the following:

1. April 6, 2012, Movant was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-501(a)(2), in Round Lake Beach, Illinois. People of the State of Illinois v. Daniel B. Concannon, 12 DT 733 (Lake County Circuit Court). On the evening of his arrest, Movant had consumed approximately two glasses of wine, two vodka tonics and four 16 ounce beers. At the time of his arrest, Movant refused to submit to field sobriety and blood-alcohol concentration testing. During the traffic stop, Movant falsely advised

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the arresting officer, more than one time, that he had not consumed any alcoholic beverages that evening.

2. On May 14, 2012, Movant pled guilty to an amended charge of reckless driving, in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-503(a), in case no. 12 DT 733. Movant was sentenced to 18 months of supervised supervision, ordered to complete drug alcohol evaluation and program, submit to random drug/alcohol testing and assessed fines and costs in the amount of $3,640.

II. CONCLUSIONS OF MISCONDUCT

3. By reason of the conduct described above, Movant has engaged in the following misconduct:

  1. committing a criminal act that reflects adversely on his honesty, trustworthiness or fitness as a lawyer in other respects, in violation of Rule 8.4(b) of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct (2010);

  2. conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation, in violation of Rule 8.4(c) of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct (2010);

  3. conduct prejudicial to the administration of justice, in violation of Rule 8.4(d) of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct (2010); and

  4. conduct which tends to defeat the administration of justice or to bring the courts or the legal profession into disrepute.

Christine P. Anderson
Counsel for Administrator
130 East Randolph Dr., # 1500
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Telephone: (312) 565-2600
Respectfully submitted,

Jerome Larkin, Administrator
Attorney Registration and
Disciplinary Commission

By:  Christine P. Anderson