Rule 4-208.3. Rejection of Notice of Discipline
Ethics & Discipline / Current Rules / Part IV (After January 1 / 2001) - Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct (also includes Disciplinary Proceedings and Advisory Opinion rules) / CHAPTER 2 DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS
(a) In order to reject The Notice of Discipline the Respondent or the Office of the General Counsel must file a Notice of Rejection of the Notice of Discipline with the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Georgia within thirty (30) days following service of the Notice of Discipline.
(b) Any Notice of Rejection by the Respondent shall be served by the Respondent upon the Office of the General Counsel of the State Bar of Georgia. Any Notice of Rejection by the Office of the General Counsel of the State Bar of Georgia shall be served by the General Counsel upon the Respondent. No rejection by the Respondent shall be considered valid unless the Respondent files a written response to the pending grievance at or before the filing of the rejection. The Resondent must also file a copy of such written response with the Clerk of the Supreme Court at the time of filing the Notice of Rejection.
(c) The timely filing of a Notice of Rejection shall constitute an election for the Coordinating Special Master to appoint a Special Master and the matter shall thereafter proceed pursuant to Bar Rules 4-209 through 4-225.
GO TO Rule 4-208.2. Notice of Discipline; Contents; Service
GO TO Rule 4-208.4. Formal Complaint Following Notice of Rejection of Discipline
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