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Andrew J. Davis Jr - #24255

Current Status:  Active

This member is active and may practice law in California.

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Profile Information

The following information is from the official records of The State Bar of California.

Bar Number: 24255    
Address: 17200 Newhope St # 121A
Fountain Valley, CA 92708-4266
Phone Number: Not Available
Fax Number: Not Available
e-mail: fink@ino.edumiswr@otrgoyh.orgthyjj@pbr.comboik@fdumaien.govqpeyeucpn@oyb.netjqylnlbkn@urls.edulshjdptq@esqypgio.edutrluraww@bmyleeeh.orgdrphjiydu@gebqcayj.govrfplty@sjfkfidg.edukfkafn@nkhqatpi.govdggmn@sikk.govdavislaw@charterinternet.comceesrg@bauk.govjdjgip@gare.comlswmtpnqg@mfema.orgetrbfhmk@msap.comuunnnylf@pascl.comboqgdejwe@opiysof.orginwrrnkdd@iwukqkw.net 
County: Orange
Undergraduate School: Univ of Southern Calif; Los Angeles CA
District: District 4    
Sections: None Law School: USC Law School; Los Angeles CA

Status History

Effective Date Status Change
Present Active
9/27/2006 Active  
6/29/2006 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA  
4/6/2004 Active  
2/6/2004 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA  
7/22/1953 Admitted to The State Bar of California

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Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California

Effective DateDescriptionCase NumberResulting Status

Disciplinary and Related Actions

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6/29/2006 Discipline w/actual suspension 03-O-05149 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA 
2/6/2004 Discipline w/actual suspension 02-O-14032 Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA 

Administrative Actions

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State Bar Court Cases

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Effective Date Case Number Description
6/29/2006 03-O-05149 Stipulation [PDF] [HTML]
2/6/2004 02-O-14032 Stipulation [PDF]
2/6/2004 02-O-14032 Modification Order [PDF]

California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries

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June 29, 2006

ANDREW J. DAVIS JR. [#24255], 77, of West Covina was suspended for two years, stayed, placed on three years of probation and was ordered to comply with rule 955 and prove his rehabilitation. The order took effect June 29, 2006.

Davis stipulated to two acts of misconduct that resulted from his office manager's dishonesty.

He maintained his primary office in Los Angeles and had a second office in Stockton. His office manager was a trusted employee, but was not a signator to the office trust account. Shortly after the office manager left for Cambodia, Davis received notification from his bank that two checks, for $2,500 each, had bounced. Davis had kept pre-signed trust account checks in a secured drawer for emergencies.

Davis closed the account immediately and demanded an explanation from the office manager, whom he reported to police. The man deposited $6,000 into Davis' account and sent him a copy of the deposit slip with a note reading, "May God bless you."

Davis subsequently closed the Stockton office.

He stipulated that he failed to perform legal services competently by not supervising his employee and also failed to maintain client funds in trust.

Davis was disciplined in 2004 for similar misconduct, also resulting from his bookkeeper's dishonesty.

In mitigation, he demonstrated remorse.

February 6, 2004

ANDREW J. DAVIS JR. [#24255], 75, of West Covina was suspended for one year, stayed, placed on three years of probation with an actual 60-day suspension and was ordered to take the MPRE within one year. The order took effect Feb. 6, 2004.

Davis settled a personal injury case for $105,000, but allowed the balance to drop below the required amount 45 times. An investigation revealed that Davis’ bookkeeper mishandled his trust account and altered bank records to make it appear the settlement funds were being properly maintained.

In mitigation, Davis has no record of discipline and he cooperated with the bar’s investigation.

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