In the Matter of: Charles B. BLACKWELDER, Respondent
Loretta H. Rush, Chief Justice of Indiana. All Justices concur.
PUBLISHED ORDER OF INTERIM SUSPENSION UPON NOTICE OF GUILTY FINDING
Loretta H. Rush, Chief Justice of Indiana.
The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission, pursuant to Indiana Admission and Discipline Rule 23(11.1)(a), has filed a " Notice of Guilty Finding and Request for Suspension," requesting that Respondent be suspended from the practice
of law in this State, pending further order of this Court or final resolution of any resulting disciplinary action, due to Respondent being found guilty of a crime punishable as a felony. Respondent has not filed a response.
The Court, being duly advised and upon consideration of all materials submitted, now finds that Respondent has been found guilty of the following offenses under Indiana law: four (4) counts of securities fraud, class B felonies.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Respondent is suspended from the practice of law in this State, effective immediately. Respondent is ordered to fulfill the duties of a suspended attorney under Admission and Discipline Rule 23(26). The interim suspension shall continue until further order of this Court or final ...