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The Supreme Court of South Carolina

In the Matter of James Archie Patrick, III, Respondent.


On or about May 5, 2005, respondent was charged by information with two (2) counts of Assault with a Weapon (Felony) and one (1) count each of Partner/Family Member Assault (Misdemeanor), Intimidation (Felony), and Tampering with Witnesses and Informants (Felony).  The information was issued in Yellowstone County, Montana. 

The Office of Disciplinary Counsel has filed a petition asking this Court to place respondent on interim suspension pursuant to Rule 17, RLDE, Rule 413, SCACR, because he has been charged with a serious crime.  Respondent has not filed a return.   

IT IS ORDERED that respondent’s license to practice law in this state is suspended until further order of the Court.


  s/Jean Hoefer Toal C.J.                   
           FOR THE COURT

Columbia, South Carolina
August 26, 2005