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High Profile Case Update

In an effort to assist members of the media, when possible, documents for high profile cases will be posted to this page. Voluminous filings with the court or those that are not filed electronically will need to be reviewed in person.

Save Our Vote v. Bennett II - Case # CV-12-0301-AP/EL
Opening Brief of Real Party of Interest Open Government Government Committee


Discipline Proceedings for Andrew Thomas, Lisa Aubuchon, and Rachel Alexander



July 26, 2012
Aubuchon Reply to IBC Answer Brief (pt. 1)
Aubuchon Reply to IBC Answer Brief (pt. 2)

July 16, 2012
IBC Answer Brief to Aubuchon Opening Brief for Appeal

July 6, 2012
Alexander Opening Brief for Appeal

June 29, 2012
Oder from Supreme Court regarding Aubuchon Request for Stay

June 28, 2012
Order from Supreme Court reg Aubuchon

June 26, 2012
IBC Motion in Supreme Court regarding Aubochon
Order from Supreme Court regarding Alexander

June 25, 2012
Order issued by PDJ setting aside dismissal of appeal and granting extension of time to file opening brief

June 20, 2012
Briefing Schedule issued by Supreme Court reg. Alexander Special Action
Motion for Reconsideration filed by Alexander with Clerk of PDJ

June 19, 2012
Special Action Filed by Alexander in the Arizona Supreme Court regarding Dismissal of Appeal
Order by PDJ regarding Alexander suspension

June 18, 2012
Appellant's Aubuchon Opening Brief
Order Denying Extension and Dismissal of Appeal

June 14, 2012
Reply to IBC by Alexander 

June 13, 2012
PDJ Filing by Alexander

June 6, 2012
PDJ Filing by Alexander

May 29, 2012
Arizona Supreme Court filing by Aubuchon
Arizona Supreme Court filing by IBC

May 24, 25, 2012
PDJ Order
Filing with PDJ by Aubuchon and IBC
Arizona Supreme Court Order
Filing by IBC reg. Special Action
Filing by Aubuchon reg. Special Action

May 23, 2012
PDJ Order
PDJ Order

April 11, 2012 - May22, 2012
Multiple Filings - Contact JLiewer@courts.az.gov for access.

APRIL 10, 2012:
FINDINGS BY THE DISCIPLINARY HEARING PANEL

Findings Announcement:
Presiding Disciplinary Judge William O'Neil has set hearing for April 10 at 9 am at the Arizona State Courts Building, located at 1501 W. Washington, in the Supreme Court Courtroom.
Read the Judge's order.
Map of Parking near State Court's Building

Doors will open at 8:30 and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be assigned media seating. The proceedings will streamed live on the internet here.

Immediately following the hearing, the full findings with be filed with the Clerk of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge and posted to this page.

MISC DOCUMENTS

ARIZONA RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FOR LAWYERS

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION STANDARDS FOR IMPOSING LAWYER SANCTIONS

FILED 1/31/12 -
IBC Reply to Respondents' Closing Arguments

FILED 1/19/12 -
Thomas Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law
Alexander Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

FILED 1/17/12 -
Thomas Closing Argument
Thomas request for extension
Judge O'Neil's order granting extension
Aubuchon Closing Argument and Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law
Alexander Closing Argument

FILED 12/19/11 -
IBC Closing Arguments (PDF)
IBC Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law (PDF)

WATCH THE PROCEEDINGS
Archived video of the proceedings may be viewed here: http://azcourts.gov/pdj/VideoPage.aspx

Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge
PDJ-2011-9002
Re. Andrew Thomas, Lisa Aubuchon, Rachel Alexander

Formal Complaint by Independent Investigator

Answer by Andrew Thomas

Answer by Lisa Aubuchon

Answer by Rachel Alexander

Joint Pre-Hearing Statement

Decorum Order

There have been numerous filings in this case. Please email JLiewer@courts.az.gov for subsequent filings on this case.