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									                                              STATE BAR OF TEXAS GRIEVANCE

                                         PART A: INFORMATION ABOUT COMPLAINANT
                                       (Please notify Texas State Bar of any changes in complaint information or status)


1.    NAME: Drum, Ben Richard
      (LAST – FIRST – MIDDLE – MAIDEN)


2.    MAILING ADDRESS:                        7214 Woodsprings Drive

      CITY:         Garland            STATE: Texas               ZIP: 75044               PHONE: (Contact by Mail)

3.    EMPLOYER:              NA

4.    WORK ADDRESS:                    NA

      WORK PHONE:                  (      )

5.    MAY WE CONTACT YOU AT YOUR EMPLOYMENT?                                                          NO

6.    DRIVERS LICENSE #                                  DATE OF BIRTH:

7.    NAME, ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER of person not in your household who can always reach you:

NAME:          X

ADDRESS:            X              PHONE:             ()

8.    Are you represented by an attorney now? If so, please provide: No

NAME:

ADDRESS:           PHONE:( )

9.    How did you hear about the grievance process? (Please check one)

Attorney in Complaint                          1-800#                    Another Attorney 
Brochure in Courthouse                         Phone Book                    Other: State Represenative

10. Have you contacted the Client-Attorney Assistance Program?                                         NO

11. Do you understand and write in the English language?                                YES

If no, what is your primary language?

Who helped you prepare this form?

Will they be available to translate future correspondence during this process?                                 N/A

12. Please inform the Texas State Bar if you have a disability or special need that will require a reasonable
accommodation. Please identify disability and accommodation needed:




Please notify the State Bar of Texas immediately in writing if any of the information should change. Single sided form. Please use only
the print side of this form. You may supplement the form with additional pages. Do not write on the back of any pages of this complaint
form. Use additional paper if necessary. Please write on the front side only.


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                                 PART B: INFORMATION ABOUT ATTORNEY

The Texas State Bar does not accepted grievance complaints against law firms and you must identify each attorney
against whom you are complaining on a separate complaint.


1.   ATTORNEY NAME: Oscar J. Zevallos

2.   ADDRESS: 901 Main Street

     CITY:      Dallas    STATE:       Texas           ZIP:     75202

     OFFICE PHONE:          (214) 722-7160             HOME PHONE: (       )

3.   Date attorney hired or appointed?: n/a

4.   What did you hire the attorney to do?: n/a

5.   What was your fee arrangement with the attorney?:    n/a
     (Include copies of checks and/or receipts.)

6.   Did you sign a Contract of Employment or Power of Attorney?           NO

     If yes, include copies with your grievance.

7.   Did the attorney or someone on his behalf contact you to see if he or she could represent you?
          NO

     IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO QUESTION 7 PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING THREE
     QUESTIONS:

a.   Did you request the attorney to contact you? No

b.   How was the contact made?             MAIL

c.   Was the contact made by the attorney  or another person   
8.   Where did the activity you are complaining about occur?:

     County: Dallas           City:     Dallas




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THE TEXAS STATE BARS WARNS THAT IF CERTAIN INFORMATION IS LEFT BLANK OR ALL QUESTIONS ARE NOT
ANSWERED THEY MAY DELAY PROCESSING OF YOUR GRIEVANCE.

TEXAS DISCIPLINARY RULES OF PROCEDURE RULE 2.15 REQUIRES THAT ALL INFORMATION COMING TO THE
ATTENTION OF THE INVESTIGATORY PANEL CAN BE MADE PUBLIC IF ANY SANCTION IS ISSUED OTHER THAN A
PRIVATE REPRIMAND.

THE TEXAS STATE BAR MAY PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR GRIEVANCE TO THE ATTORNEY NAMED IN YOUR
GRIEVANCE


             PART C: FACTUAL ALLEGATIONS (INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR GRIEVANCE)

Please explain the details of your complaint and the reasons why this attorney has done something improper or has
failed to do something which should have been done. Include the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all
persons who know something about your grievance. Attach copies of all court papers, canceled checks or receipts
showing the payment of attorney's fees, and other documents relevant to your grievance. Attach additional sheets of
paper if necessary. (DO NOT INCLUDE ORIGINALS, UNLESS REQUESTED.)

SUMMARY (see Attached Affidavit of complaint for fact and complaint clarification):




Details of Complaint continued on page _________


                              PART D: ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE WAIVER



I hereby expressly waive any attorney-client privilege as to the attorney, the subject of this grievance, and authorize
such attorney to reveal any information in the professional relationship to the State Bar of Texas.

I also understand this confidential process extends civil immunity to all communications between myself and the
State Bar Staff and Grievance Committee. I understand this immunity does not extend to communications I may
have with anyone else.

DATE OF SIGNING:           DD/MM/200X


SIGNATURE: __________________________________


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                        SUPPLEMENTAL TESTIMONY & PHYSICAL EVIDENCE
                         of the Judicial Ethics & Review Committee – Texas
                                               In the Matter of
                        The Judicial Ethics & Review Committee and COMPLAINANT
                                                      vs.

                                                 ATTORNEY

                                     Addendum to the original testimony of:
                        April 2, 2003 (Senate - SB 272 - Legislative Session: 78(R)), and
                         April 3, 2003 (House - HB 599 - Legislative Session: 78(R))
                                                   presented:


                                     Before the Texas Legislature
                 Senate Committee on Government Organization
                                     and
            House Committee on Licensing & Administrative Procedures
                                               in
                                   Original Testimony before
                    Senate Committee on Government Organization
                         Senate Committee on Jurisprudence
                             Senate Nominations Committee

                       House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
                     House General Investigating & Ethics Committee
                        House Committee on Government Reform
                               House Judiciary Committee
                   House Committee on Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
                         House Committee on Law Enforcement
                 House Committee on Licensing & Administrative Procedures

                                                  Routing:
j Senate
Criminal Justice                         Ashley Horn          (512) 463-0345        SHB 335
Government Organization                  Jean Dendy           (512) 463-1818        SHB 630
Jurisprudence                            Stephanie Hoover     (512) 463-0395        SHB 350
Nominations                              Robert Haley         (512) 463-2084        EXT E1.716


j House
Criminal Jurisprudence                   Damian Duarte       (512) 463-0768     EXT E2.112
General Investigating & Ethics           Roberta Bilsky (512) 463-0780      EXT E2.1016
Government Reform                        Ryan Sullivan       (512) 463-1538     EXT E2.106
Judiciary                                Matt Lamon          (512) 463-0790     EXT E2.120
Juvenile Justice & Family Issues         Nicole Bates        (512) 463-7999     EXT E2.172
Law Enforcement                          Alex Huffaker       (512) 463-0133     EXT E2.146
Licensing & Administrative Procedures    Milda Mora          (512) 463-0798     EXT E2.156
SUMMARY
                                        IDENTITY OF PARTIES

X                                                                             COMPLAINANT
Address
State, Zip
(Area Code) nnn-nnnn
* e-mail

Y                                                                              RESPONDENT
public office held
location of public office
address
state, zip
(Area Code) nnn-nnnn

                        IDENTITY & JURISDICTION OF DISCIPLINARY AUTHORITIES

State Commission on Judicial Conduct
Clement Building, Suite 145
300 W. 15TH Street Austin TX
P.O. Box 12265
Austin TX 78711

Tex. Const. Art. 5 § 1-A
Tex. Gov. Code Ch. 33
STATEMENT OF THE CASE
         STATEMENT OF FACTS IN EVIDENCE




           PREMISES OF THE COMPLAINT

1.   X




         DEMAND FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION
                                       NO. causeno

                                         §
X,                                       §
                     Complainant,        §
            v.                           §
                                         §
Y,                                       §
                         Respondent.     §
                                         §

                               VERIFICATION BY AFFIFAVIT


Scilicet:



STATE OF TEXAS                               §
                                             §
COUNTY OF                                    §

     BEFORE ME, the undersigned notary, on this day, personally appeared {name of
affiant}, a person whose identity is known to me. After I administered an oath to
{him/her}, upon {his/her} oath, {he/she} said {he/she} read foregoing instrument entitled
“COMPLAINT” and that the facts stated in it are within {his/her} personal knowledge
and are true and correct.



                                     {Name of Affiant}
     SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED before me by {Affiant} on this day {date}.




                                                 Notary Public in and for
                                                 the State of sss
                                                        Seal         My Commission
Expires: {date}
CERTIFICATES
      CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE AND TRANSMITTAL

     I, the undersigned, certify hereby, that a true and correct copy of the foregoing
instrument has been delivered to the Respondent and Real Parties in Interest on this the
_______ day of __________, 200_____4.



                                                       NAME, COMPLAINANT
                                    VERIFICATION
Scilicet:
     STATE OF TEXAS         §
                                §
    COUNTY OF DALLAS §

BEFORE ME, the undersigned authority, personally appeared NAME, who, by me duly
sworn, deposed and said:
    “I am over the age of eighteen years and the Complainant/Witness in this proceeding.
I do hereby swear by oath that I have personal knowledge of the facts stated in the
foregoing instrument, certificates and pleadings, and certify that the documents attached
hereto as exhibits are true and correct copies of the originals.”

SIGNED on this, the ________ day of _________________, 200____.




SIGNED AND SWORN TO UNDER OATH which witness my hand and seal of office,
on this, the _________ day of July, 2001.


                                                NOTARY PUBLIC
                                                in and for the State of Texas
                    Seal
EXHIBITS IN SUPPORT OF PETITION FOR COMPLAINT
EXHIBIT 1
EXHIBIT 2
EXHIBIT 3
EXHIBIT 4
EXHIBIT 5
EXHIBIT 6
EXHIBIT 7
EXHIBIT 8
EXHIBIT 9
EXHIBIT 10

								
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