Criminal Conviction Notification
Pursuant to MCR 9.120(A), when a lawyer is convicted of a crime, the lawyer, the
prosecutor or other authority who prosecuted the lawyer, and the defense attorney who represented the lawyer must notify the Grievance Administrator and the Attorney
Discipline Board of the conviction. This notice must be given in writing within 14 days after the conviction.
A lawyer’s conviction of any crime, including misdemeanors must be
reported. A conviction occurs upon the return of a verdict of guilty or
upon the acceptance of a plea of guilty or no contest.