In the Matter of LEONARD W. KROUNER, a Disbarred Attorney. COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS, Petitioner; LEONARD W. KROUNER, Respondent. (Attorney Registration No. 1501154)
Monica A. Duffy, Committee on Professional Standards, Albany (Jevon L. Garrett of counsel), for petitioner.
Leonard W. Krouner, San Diego, California, respondent pro se.
Before: Rose, J.P., Lahtinen, Stein and Garry, JJ. Rose, J.P., Lahtinen, Stein and Garry, JJ., concur.
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
Respondent was admitted to practice by this Court in 1973. He maintained an office for the practice of law in the City of Albany. He presently resides in San Diego, California.
On February 20, 2003, respondent pleaded guilty to three felonies in Supreme Court in Albany County and, accordingly, this Court entered an order of disbarment on May 23, 2003 ( Matter of Krouner, 305 A.D.2d 932, 759 N.Y.S.2d 402 ). Respondent now reapplies for reinstatement ( see Matter of Krouner, 84 A.D.3d 1585, 922 N.Y.S.2d 816 ).
Upon review of the submissions and consideration of all the circumstances, we conclude that respondent has not shown by clear and convincing evidence that he possesses the character and general fitness to resume the practice of law. Accordingly, we deny his current application for reinstatement.
Rose, J.P., Lahtinen, Stein and Garry, JJ., concur.
ORDERED that respondent's application for ...