IN THE MATTER OF: ELBERT A. WALTON, JR.
ORDER - This Court was advised on June 13, 2014 of a disciplinary matter that arose in a proceeding before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri involving Attorney Elbert A. Walton, Jr., a member of the bar of the Ea stern District of Missouri. In the case of In Re: LaToya L. Steward (Cause # 11-46399-705), the Bankruptcy Court imposed a suspension of Mr.Waltons privilege to practice law before that Court, and referred the matter to the District Court for investi gation of Attorney Waltons conduct for possible disciplinary action pursuant to the District Courts Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement. That order also referred this matter as a complaint tothe Missouri Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel for invest igation of Mr. Walton under the Missouri Supreme Courts Rules of Professional Conduct. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT a disciplinary action shall be commenced in the matterof Elbert A. Walton, Jr. as recommended by the United States Bankruptcy Court. IT I S FURTHER ORDERED THAT proceedings in the District Court shall be stayed until such time as the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel has completed its investigation and presented its findings and recommendation to the Missouri Supreme Court for final disciplinary action, if any. If disciplinary action is taken by the Missouri Supreme Court, this matter will resume in the District Court with an Order to Show Cause directing Mr. Walton to demonstrate why reciprocal discipline should not be imposed by the District Court. Signed by District Judge Catherine D. Perry on 6/30/2014.(Order mailed certified to: Elbert A. Walton, Jr., METRO LAW FIRM, LLC, 2320 Chambers RoadSt. Louis, MO 63136) (DLB)
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