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Case No. 20-0187

Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board
David Ebong Akpan

The respondent contends the Grievance Commission erred in (1) finding respondent violated the Texas Rules of Professional Conduct, and (2) permitting video-testimony by the complaining witness, and (3) failing to make credibility findings regarding the testimony of the complaining witness. The respondent also argues the commission’s recommendation of a sixty-one-day suspension is excessive.


Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board


David Ebong Akpan

Attorneys for the Appellee

Tara van Brederode
Wendell J. Harms

Attorneys for the Appellant

David L. Brown
Tyler R. Smith

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Sep 16, 2020 1:30 PM


Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 20, 2020
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